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Main Entry: 1ex·tract
Pronunciation: ik-primarystressstrakt, usually in sense 4 ek-secondarystressstrakt
Function: verb
1 : to remove by pulling <extract a tooth>
2 : to get out by pressing, distilling, or by a chemical process <extract juice from apples>
3 : to calculate a mathematical root
4 : to choose and take out for separate use <extract a few lines from a poem>
- ex·tract·able /ik-primarystressstrak-tschwa-bschwal, primarystressek-secondarystress/ adjective
- ex·trac·tor /-tschwar/ noun

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