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extract

1. a preparation containing the active principle or concentrated essence of a material
2. Pharmacol a solution of plant or animal tissue containing the active principle

Extract

 

a concentrated medicinal substance obtained from raw materials that contain certain active ingredients, such as glycosides, alkaloids, and vitamins; a type of galenical. Depending on the extracting agent used, extracts may be categorized as, for example, aqueous, alcoholic, or ethereal. Depending on the degree of thickening after evaporation, they may be classified as liquid, semiliquid (no more than 25 percent moisture), or dry (up to 5 percent moisture).

extract

[′ek‚strakt (noun) or ik′strakt (verb)]
(chemistry)
Material separated from liquid or solid mixture by a solvent.
(computer science)
To form a new computer word by extracting and putting together selected segments of given words.
To remove from a computer register or memory all items that meet a specified condition.
(metallurgy)
To separate a metal or a mineral from an ore by various chemical or mechanical methods.
(pharmacology)
A pharmaceutical preparation obtained by dissolving the active constituents of a drug with a suitable menstruum, evaporating the solvent, and adjusting to prescribed standards.
A preparation, usually in a concentrated form, obtained by treating plant or animal tissue with a solvent to remove desired odiferous, flavorful, or nutritive components of the tissue.

extract

To decompress. To restore the original files from a compressed archive (ZIP file, RAR file, etc.). See archive, data compression and archive formats.
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If all you want is the alkaloid caffeine, for example, it can be extracted from coffee, tea, yerba mate, guarana, or even synthesized.
Residual oyster meat was used for ELISA and receptor binding analysis, whereby the oyster meat was defrosted and aliquoted into two portions: One portion was extracted with acetone and the other used as homogenate.
Increased Revenue - The corn oil extracted is readily amenable to refining into biodiesel fuel which creates a new revenue stream for participating ethanol facilities;
We next determined whether we could measure brevetoxin activity in blood extracted from the card using receptor assay.
These contracts also provide our clients with an option to either take advantage of our 100% financing option or to purchase the equipment that we use to implement our technology, and we pay a lower percentage of prevailing fuel prices for the extracted oil under the financing option and a higher percentage under the purchase option.
Among the other extracts, more polar extract (methanolic) was found to be more active than other extracts, so it may be concluded that bioactive antimicrobial compounds from these plants are polar in nature and high amount was extracted with methanol like polyphenols.
Once the systems are commissioned at each facility, GS CleanTech will purchase and sell the extracted oil as a biodiesel feedstock.
The assays results from 4,063 tons extracted from the first planned bulk sample test area off the PM exploration ramp graded 6.
2) Spectrem Group report, data extracted from "The 403(b) Tax Deferred Annuity Market," May 8, 1998.
Princeton Softech's Move for Servers extracted and migrated relationally intact subsets of data from DB2 UDB for OS/390 and Sybase for UNIX to Oracle for UNIX.
Extracted Verilog simulates far faster than SPICE simulation or switch-level Verilog.
Data contained in reports has already been extracted, cleansed and denormalized.