- Word Combinations (noun)
|part of speech:
||the process of heating a substance to produce a vapor, which is then cooled and condensed, in order to purify, concentrate, or extract components from the substance.
Distillation is part of the process of producing alcoholic beverages.
||that which is produced by, or as though by, this process.
Her book is a distillation of the principle views on the subject.