Meaning of EXTRACT in English

EXTRACT

I. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

extract a concession (= make someone give you one )

The Indian government was able to extract concessions on the price of oil.

extract a confession (= get one with difficulty, or by using violence )

Torture was sometimes used to extract confessions.

extract a tooth (= take it out )

The dentist announced that she would have to extract two teeth.

extract oil formal (= to take oil out of an area )

the difficult process of extracting the oil

yeast extract

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■ NOUN

benefit

In extreme circumstances the customer or supplier may seek to use its strong position and extract personal benefits in return for giving its consent.

They know the modern trick is to extract the maximum political benefit from the Games without appearing to politicize them.

data

So far the demographic and market data contained in these records have not been fully extracted before the data are disposed of.

This was reiterated from time to time by showing them pages from the field notes and extracts from the data .

Being adept at the set conversation piece he managed to extract the relevant data without ever putting his knife in it.

information

From him Méli, who was much more interested in eating his lobster, extracted a little information .

If they were captured by the Border Security Forces, well, it was pretty hard to extract information from a camel.

The wine mellowed the atmosphere between them, and Blanche felt less hurried than the week before to extract information from him.

The fact that some one can extract meaningful information from network traffic is nothing new.

Dealers, sometimes surreptitiously encouraged by their firms, would go to great lengths to extract information from employees of rival firms.

A third feature becomes clear when we extract from the cosmogonies information which is relevant at this point.

His fear is that he will be tortured to extract information about his brother.

Somehow she has to try to extract the information she wants from the information she gets.

oil

By extracting the oil too quickly, the engineer risks losing touch with the larger deposit and having to drill again.

The adults extract oil from the sea-creatures they eat and then regurgitate it for their chicks.

promise

Osterlind extracted a promise from Modi that he would stay sober.

tooth

Sampling for mammal fossils often involves the patient sieving of great quantities of sediment to extract the fossil teeth .

Two out of three dentists said they had extracted teeth that they might have filled before the contract was introduced.

Dentists had no financial incentive to extract teeth , he said.

water

For operations in the region of space from Earth out to the asteroid belt, we need only extract water .

Only instead of extracting oxygen from water , they use rock.

The first option is to extract water from subsurface permafrost and use that water directly in a nuclear or solar steam rocket.

As a result it is much more difficult for toads to extract water from clay.

The second option is to extract the water from ice-free minerals that contain water of hydration.

However, the mass of equipment required on Mars to extract and process water may be greatly increased.

We have seen how difficult it is to extract hydrogen and water from the Moon profitably.

■ VERB

manage

Best of them is the young Robert Merrill, who at least manages to extract some expression from Germont's part.

Yet he managed to extract the best from everybody; on that, all agreed whether they liked him or not.

Being adept at the set conversation piece he managed to extract the relevant data without ever putting his knife in it.

try

Somehow she has to try to extract the information she wants from the information she gets.

One of our agents there says the Viet Cong were trying to extract too much protection money, and my husband refused.

We have been trying to extract the figures from the Opposition.

The monkeys were left to try to extract the food for themselves.

Instead, they're being put in the hands of chemists trying to extract a cancer drug called Taxol.

Once he had tried to extract so much from her, and not just details of the Tace affair.

Dexter guessed immediately that the man was trying to extract an exclusive story on the investigation into the murder of Nicola Sharpe.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

42 tons of gold were extracted at the mine in 1987.

I'm having my wisdom teeth extracted.

Police questioned the prisoner for several hours, but were unable to extract any further information.

She had to have three teeth extracted.

The bird uses its long beak to extract nectar from the flowers.

The court ruled that her confession had been unlawfully extracted from her.

The nuts are crushed in order to extract the oil from them.

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But those were relatively minor compared to a completely unexpected miracle of self-control circuits: their ability to extract precision from grossness.

Glasses and ceramics extracted from the regolith may be used as structural materials, paving blocks, or windows.

So far the demographic and market data contained in these records have not been fully extracted before the data are disposed of.

The convoy of 12 ambulance wagons and vans was frustrated throughout the day in efforts to extract injured civilians.

The wine mellowed the atmosphere between them, and Blanche felt less hurried than the week before to extract information from him.

To extract each gram of water requires heating 2, 500 grams of regolith up to red heat.

To extract the blood from the stone, the tax system has been changed in two ways since last summer.

Yet the prospects of this constituency making a major political impact and extracting liberal reforms from the regime appear poor.

II. noun

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■ ADJECTIVE

above

The above extracts and the documents from which they have been drawn, indicate a shift of emphasis.

following

For example, the following extract comes from a discussion of rusting with a group of 5 and 6 year olds.

The basis for the proposed introduction of a new estate and its nature are made clear in the following extracts .

The following interview extract vividly illustrates the perceived difference, in the eyes of one senior manager in an acute unit.

By way of comparison, the following extract highlights the use of reflexive critical interpretation in the analysis of the data.

The following are extracts: I welcome you all here today.

nuclear

To further substantiate these results, we pre-incubated the nuclear extract with a 500 molar excess of wild type or mutated oligonucleotides.

Jun-Core is phosphorylated by a DNA-dependent kinase in HeLa nuclear extracts .

Treatment of nuclear extracts with phosphatase results in a comparable increase in the mobility of the 43 kDa polypeptide and ATF1.

short

We will now score a few short extracts chosen to illustrate various points of treatment.

Here are three short extracts from Duncan Green's book Silent Revolution.

There have even been short extracts from late-night adjournment debates.

■ NOUN

plant

And there are still more plant extracts in the superb Purifying Plant Mask!

Each preparation is a blend of fruit, flower, herb or plant extracts .

Some have tried to appear natural by mixing these chemicals with plant extracts .

So Clarins created Eye Contour Gel with plant extracts from camomile, cornflower, marigold, soothing mallow and astringent witch-hazel.

The perm lotion is made with seven natural plant extracts and the neutraliser contains fragrant, conditioning oil of mint.

Lesson 3 uses the example of sample preparation from a plant extract .

vanilla

Stir in the eggs, vanilla extract , almond essence and butter until they are evenly combined.

This treat he produced by mashing a sweet potato to pulp and adding sugar, vanilla extract , and evaporated milk.

In a large bowl, combine eggs, milk, vanilla extract and salt until well blended.

Add vanilla extract and beat until mixture thickens and loses its gloss.

yeast

So much yeast is produced during fermentation that large amounts are sold to companies such as Marmite to be turned into yeast extract .

■ VERB

read

Be Imaginative Read the extract below.

To symbolise their commitment to work together in the future, they will read together an extract from the Swanwick Declaration.

The demonstration's organisers read out extracts from recordings that had allegedly been made in the president's office.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

In the following extract , Jones presents the arguments in favour of nuclear power.

The book contains previously unpublished material, including extracts from diaries, letters and taped interviews.

vanilla extract

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But he can't discuss what the extracts reveal.

I think your subconscious decided to provide you with a sort of extract from the main story.

The controversy has led other law enforcement agencies to take another look at the chile pepper extract .

The wines of Bergères-les-Vertus are firm and fruity, with good extract and fine balance and well deserving of greater recognition.

There's plenty of choice as cosmetics made with natural extracts abound.

There are two other points in this extract , sentences 4 and 10, where adverbial clauses occur in sentence-initial position.

This treat he produced by mashing a sweet potato to pulp and adding sugar, vanilla extract , and evaporated milk.

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