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
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The tableau was made even more bizarre when Alonzo Mourning (yes, that Alonzo Mourning, who been scheduled to go on the tour with Carson but arrived late) was left nervously awaiting the results of the emergency extraction outside the door.
Everything — cultivation, cloning, trimming, extraction, infusion, packaging — is done under one roof.
In the latest chapter Sam Dastyari, a Labor Party politician of Iranian extraction, resigned from parliament on December 12th.
The police had long suspected F.P. was German, or of German extraction, because of his vaguely Teutonic lettering, particularly his G’s, which ended their circular form with a pair of horizontal slashes, like an equal sign.
In the 18th century, rates of interpersonal violence among whites — people of European extraction — are relatively low.
That, along with oil, gas and water extraction from the region, has led to the downtown area sinking from 1 inch to 2 inches each year.
Nonconventional oil extraction fell 3.5%, or the fourth decline in five months, which the data agency said reflected a loss in capacity during maintenance operations.
Very proud that France has become the first country in the world today to ban any new oil exploration licences with immediate effect and all oil extraction by 2040.
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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
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