[ verb ik-strakt or especially for 5, ek-strakt; noun ek-strakt ]
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I am indebted to Mrs. Richards for this method of extracting the oil.

That 'authour,' however, was now bent on extracting the sanction of approval from his idol.

But I'll keep the extra five hundred you are extracting dark for you.

Aunt Annie said kindly, going to the cot and extracting the comb.

Other processes for the extracting of these substances, may be seen in Mr. Rays Hist.

The process of extracting a metal from its ores is called the metallurgy of the metal.

He was engaged March 1, 1813, and on the 8th we find him extracting the sugar from beet-root.

Lucien ran to help him, and at last succeeded in extracting them.

"Extracting what you know would be less than the play of a child," he said.

For hundreds of years ways of extracting the odor of flowers were tried.