extract a tooth


extract a tooth
remove a tooth, pull out a tooth

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • extract — [ek strakt′, ikstrakt′; ] for n. [ eks′trakt΄] vt. [ME extracten < L extractus, pp. of extrahere, to draw out < ex , out + trahere, to DRAW] 1. to draw out by effort; pull out [to extract a tooth, to extract a promise from someone] 2. to… …   English World dictionary

  • Extract — Ex*tract , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Extracted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Extracting}.] [L. extractus, p. p. of extrahere to extract; ex out + trahere to draw. See {Trace}, and cf. {Estreat}.] 1. To draw out or forth; to pull out; to remove forcibly from a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extract — extracts, extracting, extracted (The verb is pronounced [[t]ɪkstræ̱kt[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]e̱kstrækt[/t]].) 1) VERB To extract a substance means to obtain it from something else, for example by using industrial or chemical processes.… …   English dictionary

  • extract — extractable, extractible, adj. extractability, extractibility, n. v. /ik strakt / or, esp. for 5, /ek strakt/; n. /ek strakt/, v.t. 1. to get, pull, or draw out, usually with special effort, skill, or force: to extract a tooth. 2. to deduce (a… …   Universalium

  • extract — ex•tract v. [[t]ɪkˈstrækt[/t]] n. [[t]ˈɛk strækt[/t]] v. t. 1) to pull or draw out, usu. with special effort: to extract a tooth[/ex] 2) to draw forth; educe: to extract information[/ex] 3) to derive; obtain: extracted satisfaction from her… …   From formal English to slang

  • extract — 1. noun /ˈɛkstrækt,ɪksˈtrækt/ a) That which is extracted or drawn out. b) A portion of a book or document, incorporated distinctly in another work; a citation; a quotation. Syn: extraction, origin See Also: tincture 2 …   Wiktionary

  • extract — verb (t) /əkˈstrækt / (say uhk strakt), /ɛk / (say ek ) 1. to draw forth or get out by force: to extract a tooth. 2. to deduce (a doctrine, principle, etc.). 3. to derive or obtain (pleasure, comfort, etc.) from a particular source. 4. to take or …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tooth — (t[=oo]th), n.; pl. {Teeth} (t[=e]th). [OE. toth,tooth, AS. t[=o][eth]; akin to OFries. t[=o]th, OS. & D. tand, OHG. zang, zan, G. zahn, Icel. t[ o]nn, Sw. & Dan. tand, Goth. tumpus, Lith. dantis, W. dant, L. dens, dentis, Gr. odoy s, odo ntos,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tooth and nail — Tooth Tooth (t[=oo]th), n.; pl. {Teeth} (t[=e]th). [OE. toth,tooth, AS. t[=o][eth]; akin to OFries. t[=o]th, OS. & D. tand, OHG. zang, zan, G. zahn, Icel. t[ o]nn, Sw. & Dan. tand, Goth. tumpus, Lith. dantis, W. dant, L. dens, dentis, Gr. odoy s …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tooth coralline — Tooth Tooth (t[=oo]th), n.; pl. {Teeth} (t[=e]th). [OE. toth,tooth, AS. t[=o][eth]; akin to OFries. t[=o]th, OS. & D. tand, OHG. zang, zan, G. zahn, Icel. t[ o]nn, Sw. & Dan. tand, Goth. tumpus, Lith. dantis, W. dant, L. dens, dentis, Gr. odoy s …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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