[ik-strak-tiv] /ɪkˈstræk tɪv/
tending or serving to , or based upon extraction:
coal, oil, copper, and other extractive industries.
capable of being , as from the earth:
of, relating to, or involving extraction:
of or of the nature of an .
tending or serving to extract
of, involving, or capable of extraction
something extracted or capable of being extracted
the part of an extract that is insoluble
extractive ex·trac·tive (ĭk-strāk’tĭv)
[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 […]
extracystic ex·tra·cys·tic (ěk’strə-sĭs’tĭk) adj. Outside of, or unrelated to, a cyst or bladder.