[ik-strak-shuh n] /ɪkˈstræk ʃən/
an act or instance of :
the extraction of a molar.
the state or fact of being .
descent or lineage:
to be of foreign extraction.
something ; .
the act of extracting or the condition of being extracted
something extracted; an extract
origin, descent, lineage, or ancestry: of German extraction
early 15c., from Old French estraction (12c.) or directly from Medieval Latin extractionem (nominative extractio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin extrahere (see extract (v.)).
extraction ex·trac·tion (ĭk-strāk’shən)
[ik-strak-tiv] /ɪkˈstræk tɪv/ adjective 1. tending or serving to , or based upon extraction: coal, oil, copper, and other extractive industries. 2. capable of being , as from the earth: extractive fuels. 3. of, relating to, or involving extraction: extractive surgery. 4. of or of the nature of an . noun 5. something . /ɪkˈstræktɪv/ […]
[ik-strak-ter] /ɪkˈstræk tər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. (in a firearm or cannon) the mechanism that, after firing, pulls an empty or unfired cartridge or shell case out of the chamber and brings it into place for action by the ejector. 3. a centrifuge for spinning wet laundry so as to […]
noun 1. the technology of extracting metal from ore.
[ek-struh-kuh-rik-yuh-ler] /ˌɛk strə kəˈrɪk yə lər/ adjective 1. outside the regular curriculum or program of courses: football, orchestra, and other extracurricular activities. 2. outside one’s regular work, responsibilities, or routine. 3. Informal. outside the conventional bounds of propriety or ethics: Does his wife know he has an extracurricular girlfriend? /ˌɛkstrəkəˈrɪkjʊlə/ adjective 1. taking place outside […]