Examples of extraction in a Sentence
tooth extractions and other dental procedures
the extraction of teeth by dentists
the extraction of juices from plant matter
Recent Examples of extraction from the Web
Originally published by ProPublica. President Donald Trump’s efforts to boost fossil fuel extraction face a courtroom hurdle of his own making.
The largest oil-extraction facility on this side of the Mississippi River is in Wilmington.
Dr. Laura decided to leave her wounds open to allow for drainage and perform a full stuffing extraction to avoid future surgery (for Hank...shhhhh.)
Large Stainless Steel #Lemon Squeezer Lemon Juicer Press for Orange Lime and Lemons Citrus 2.4’’ inner diameter, 0.88lbs Designed for effective extraction, this#hand-heldlemonsqueezer won't waste an ounce of juice.
Inequality between the rulers and the rest is not a bug but a feature in a deliberate strategy of exploitation and extraction.
The sand extraction will occur in an area connected to the San Vicente Reservoir.
Since 2008, California has received an annual average of $82.5 million in royalties from federal mineral extraction within the State.
That would be my sister, Betsy, who over the years has performed multiple extractions, from baby teeth to adult splinters, all without those pesky nuisances known as certification or training.
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First Known Use of extraction
Synonymsbirth, blood, bloodline, breeding, descent, ancestry, family tree, genealogy, line, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stock, strain
Antonymsissue, posterity, progeny, seed
Related Wordsheredity, succession; family, house; kin, kindred, relations, relatives; race
Near Antonymsoffspring; child, heir, inheritor, son, successor
EXTRACTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of extraction for English Language Learners
: the act or process of getting something by pulling it out, forcing it out, etc. : the act of extracting something
—used after of to describe the origin of a person or family
EXTRACTION Defined for Kids
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