Extraction

Definition of Extraction

Ex`trac´tion
n.1.The act of extracting, or drawing out; as, the extraction of a tooth, of a bone or an arrow from the body, of a stump from earth, of a passage from a book, of an essence or tincture.
2.Derivation from a stock or family; lineage; descent; birth; the stock from which one has descended.
3.That which is extracted; extract; essence.
They [books] do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them.
- Milton.
The extraction of roots
a - (Math.) The operation of finding the root of a given number or quantity.
b - The method or rule by which the operation is performed; evolution.

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