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Present participle for to remove or take out, especially by effort or force
“Surgical instruments have been designed to effectively extract the tooth from its socket.”
Present participle for to drain out or empty something (from a container)
“For this purpose, they would carry two tubes to extract the petrol from the tank of the vehicle.”
Present participle for to obtain something from an unwilling person
“The authorities here frequently resort to torture to extract information from suspects while they are in their custody.”
Present participle for to provoke or bring about an event or reaction
“When you act in a neutral manner, children soon become aware that they are not able to extract a reaction from you in relation to their poor behavior.”
Present participle for to (selectively) take or derive from a source
“In the third volume of the American Agriculturist will be found an interesting article connected with this subject, and from which we might extract much useful information.”
Present participle for to excerpt a section from a document or text
“Special tools can be used to extract the necessary facts from the text of the article.”
Present participle for to form a conclusion, understanding or idea from something
“When one attempts to extract something meaningful from this passage, one faces an uphill struggle, yet this is by no means an isolated example of such willful obfuscation and hyperbole.”
Present participle for to obtain a substance or resource by a mechanical or chemical process
“After the reaction has been allowed to proceed for a considerable time, it may be possible to extract the plutonium by chemical methods.”
Present participle for to obtain liquid or juice by squeezing
“The pressure from the rollers is sufficient to extract out the juices and leave the canes dry.”
The production of something by pressing it out
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