Example sentences for: distillation

How can you use “distillation” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In addition to being eminently readable, my super-sentence is characterized by two clever strokes: a clause within a phrase within phrase within a clause within a phrase in the first five words, and the distillation of the adverb clause into a two-word cluster, “when [he was] challenged,” instead of the previous three words, “more than I.” Not only are all the structures as concise as they can be, but, with the exception of the subject, Leadere , all nouns, adjectives, and adverbs are now replaced by phrases and clauses.

  • Though the blood-to-ichor transfer does not cancel human nature (the distillation is only approximate: elfin blood contains several unanalyzable components, one of which is believed to be magnetic air), it gives considerable longevity; ...

  • The distillation equipment had been purchased for methylene chloride recycling.

  • In the cleaning operations, the largely manual, uncontrolled processes, including pouring, stirring, mechanical cleaning, and emptying contaminated methylene chloride into either waste containers or the recycling distillation unit, would have contributed to potential over-exposure.

  • Memorizing words is not the point of this book which, in addition to two titles, has a subtitle: “A literary distillation of The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, Webster's International , and Mrs. Byrne's Dictionary of Unusual, Obscure and Preposterous Words .” The book is a list of words, with remarkably succinct definitions, that have captured the author's fancy for one reason or another.


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