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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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The effect existing extractable P concentration had on dependent variables Olsen P, Colwell P, Colwell K, K[Cl.sub.40] S, pH (Ca[Cl.sub.2] and [H.sub.2]O), and [PBI.sub.+ColP] was analysed using ANOVA (SPSS 2005) across all and individual sites.
The proportion of OC mineralised was negatively correlated with the log Al-p (pyrophosphate extractable Al) and to the log SA (mineral surface area) under both land uses (Tables 3 and 4).
Correlation between extractants for estimation of extractable soil phosphate: Correlation coefficient between six extractants, for all soil under study.
The results of this study showed that the apricots of maturity class I began exhibiting chilling injury symptoms on day 14 of storage, with decrease in firmness and extractable juice quantity, increase in weight loss, decrease in vitamin C and TA levels, and other factors related to quality reduction.
Caption: FIGURE 1: Effect of water extractable arabinoxylan on starch hydrolysis.
Many efforts had been made by worldwide dipped rubber product manufacturers to reduce the extractable protein levels of their products.
An elated JSPL tweeted, " Change in tides, # JPL wins back GARE PALMA IV/ 2 & 3 coal mine # WontGiveItBack." JPL beat stiff competition from Adani Power Maharashtra, D B Power, GMR Chhattisgarh Energy Limited, JSW Energy, KSK Mahanadi Power Company, Reliance Geothermal Power and Sesa Sterlite for Gare Palma IV/ 2 and IV/ 3, which has extractable reserves of 155.49 million tonnes ( MT).
The extractable soil P content for each was then calculated for all soil samples taken from the Spring Lake watershed.
In recent work, it has been determined that a significant quantity of UF resin components is readily extractable by water from MDF panels (Grigsby et al.