distill

n. & v

  1. To drop; to fall in drops; to trickle.
  2. To flow gently, or in a small stream.
  3. To practice the art of distillation.

v. t.

  1. To let fall or send down in drops.
  2. To obtain by distillation; to extract by distillation, as spirits, essential oil, etc.; to rectify; as, to distill brandy from wine; to distill alcoholic spirits from grain; to distill essential oils from flowers, etc.; to distill fresh water from sea water.
  3. To subject to distillation; as, to distill molasses in making rum; to distill barley, rye, corn, etc.
  4. To dissolve or melt.