extraction[ ik-strak-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF extraction
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXTRACTION
His mother's maiden name was Cordes, and she also was of French extraction.
After its extraction, it is coagulated by the heat in the water.
Like all persons of this extraction, she was thoroughly selfish.
The extraction of gold from auriferous rock is also known to the natives.
Hilda Glaum was of Swiss extraction, and something of a mystery.
She stated that she had not felt the extraction of the tooth, but she had heard it.
He is not of French extraction, yet he would lead one to assume that he was.
Most of the ministers of the last were Persians or of Persian extraction.
Philip, though of French extraction, had decidedly Irish partialities.
In the tenth century his extraction is of little consequence.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EXTRACTION
- heirs and assigns
- kith and kin