EN[dɪstɪˈleɪʃən] [-eɪʃən]
  • Distillation is a process of separating the component substances from a liquid mixture by selective evaporation and condensation.
  • Commercially, distillation has many applications. For example:
  • In the fossil fuel industry distillation is a major class of operation in obtaining materials from crude oil for fuels and for chemical feedstocks.
  • Distillation permits separation of air into its components — notably oxygen, nitrogen, and argon — for industrial use.
  • In the field of industrial chemistry, large ranges of crude liquid products of chemical synthesis are distilled to separate them, either from other products, or from impurities, or from unreacted starting materials.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
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      Meaning of distillation for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "distillation" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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