Definition and Meanings for extraction
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Part of Speech of extraction
Etymology of extraction
Meaning of extraction
- 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.
- derivation from a stock or family; lineage; descent; birth; the stock from which one has descended.
- that which is extracted; extract; essence.