Translation of distillation in Spanish:

distillation

Pronunciation: /ˌdɪstəˈleɪʃən; ˌdɪstɪˈleɪʃən/

n

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (process) destilación (feminine)
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    • DHA contains highly concentrated omega-3 fatty acids from ultra purified, concentrated by molecular distillation.
    • However, in broad terms, petroleum can be divided into six fractions obtained from fractional distillation of the crude oil.
    • There are several ways of obtaining the oil, the most common being steam distillation.
    1.2 countable/numerable (product) destilado (masculine)
  • 2 countable/numerable (of facts, experiences) síntesis (feminine)
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    • Some months ago, I thought the Hot Wheels Shark Playset was an especially effective distillation of the id of young boys.
    • Noam Chomsky does not cajole the listener; he presents his arguments - a distillation of copious reading - with disarming candor.
    • Distinct from the European surrealist writers, who were concerned with distillation of dreams, Neruda harnessed the natural world.

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