Extractive



[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/
adjective
1.
tending or serving to extract
2.
of, involving, or capable of extraction
noun
3.
something extracted or capable of being extracted
4.
the part of an extract that is insoluble

extractive ex·trac·tive (ĭk-strāk’tĭv)
adj.

n.

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