extract Idioms & Phrases
noun flavoring made from almonds macerated in alcohol
- an extract obtained from a vegetable substance by steeping it in water.
noun a flavoring extracted from the kola nut
(Med.), a concentrated liquid preparation, containing a definite proportion of the active principles of a medicinal substance. At present a fluid gram of extract should represent a gram of the crude drug.
EtymologyNamed after the introducer, Thomas
(Med.) An aqueous solution of the subacetate of lead, used as a lotion in cases of inflammation. Goulard's cerate is a cerate containing this extract.
noun a flavoring made from (or imitating) lemons
To extract the root
(Math.), to ascertain the root of a number or quantity.
noun a flavoring prepared from vanilla beans macerated in alcohol (or imitating vanilla beans)