• Lead and copper pipes, kettle fragments, a brass spigot, and other items found which may have been used for brewing or distilling purposes
    Lead and copper pipes, kettle fragments, a brass spigot, and other items found which may have been used for brewing or distilling purposes
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n distillment the process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Bourbon whiskey gets its name from Bourbon County, Kentucky, where local distillers developed the drink around 1800.
    • n Distillment Distillation; the substance obtained by distillation.
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  • Jacques Barzun
    Jacques Barzun
    “Art distills sensations and embodies it with enhanced meaning.”
  • Indian Proverb
    Indian Proverb
    “These can never be true friends: Hope, dice, a prostitute, a robber, a cheat, a goldsmith, a monkey, a doctor, a distiller.”
  • Thomas Carlyle
    “History is the distillation of rumor.”
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
    Gwendolyn Brooks
    “Poetry is life distilled.”
  • R. Buckminster Fuller
    “A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.”
  • Raymond Chandler
    “A good story cannot be devised; it has to be distilled.”


In literature:

He made apologies for not answering my gun, and tasted some spirits resembling toddy, which I had succeeded in distilling.
"The Discovery of the Source of the Nile" by John Hanning Speke
It is as though it distilled some faint oriental perfume with which constantly it suffuses the air.
"The Californiacs" by Inez Haynes Irwin
You propound a certain social substance, sexual attraction to wit, for dramatic distillation; and I distil it for you.
"Man And Superman" by George Bernard Shaw
The oven is not brought into play, neither is distilled water added, nor hydrochloric acid: two auxiliaries which are recommended.
"The Life of the Fly" by J. Henri Fabre
A bird whose quills are quills of iron dipped in venom, and her beak a brazen one, distilling gall on all around.
"My Young Alcides" by Charlotte M. Yonge
The mental distilling process sets in later, and then you have irony instead of eloquence.
"The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete" by George Meredith
Fenellan reported Colney to be 'busy in the act of distilling one of his Prussic acid essays.
"One of Our Conquerors, Complete" by George Meredith
The purest honey, specially distilled and almost entirely assimilable, is reserved for her use alone.
"The Life of the Bee" by Maurice Maeterlinck
That Grecian song is the distilled essence of Greece felt in our new way.
"In the Wilderness" by Robert Hichens
The thick, sweet, greasy air seemed to distil cotton-oil upon the faces of the workers.
"The Landloper" by Holman Day

In poetry:

As dew-drops from the clouds above
On earth distill'd,
Thy melting words, like floods of love,
Our hearts have fill'd.
"In Memoriam, On The Late Right Reverend Richard Allen, First Bishop Of The A. M. E. Church" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
The flower that, when the air is still
And no land breezes blow,
From its pale petals can distil
A phosphorescent glow.
"Malay Song" by Laurence Hope
He feels and pities all thy woes,
He wipes away each tear ;
Love he distils into thy griefs;
Weep not, for he is near !
"Weep Not" by Leo Alishan
The fires that burn on all the hills
Light up the landscape grey,
The arid desert land distills
The fervours of the day.
"Khan Zada's Song On The Hillside" by Laurence Hope
She led me high among the hills
By paths that wilding wanderers use,
Where the magician Morn distils
The honey of his dews.
"The Visitor" by Clinton Scollard
God, how endless is thy love!
Thy gifts are every evening new;
And morning mercies from above
Gently distill like early dew.
"Hymn 81" by Isaac Watts

In news:

With her new group Spinnerette, former Distillers guitarist/vocalist Brody Dalle certainly "calls the shots".
Vodka, Big Dill pickle flavored vodka and Whip Cream flavored vodka, are distilled four times.
NEW YORK — The distilled spirits industry experienced growth in 2011 while taking more market share from beer, the Distilled Spirits Council reported.
The distilled spirits industry is showing signs of recovery, reported the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States ( DISCUS ) in its presentation of 2010 economic data.
Distil Union create life solutions with a sense of humor.
Collaborating with Distill for Games.
Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. Tennessee Red's BBQ Owner Applies to Run Strip Bar, Valentine's Swaps Owners.
Distilling 25 Years' 'Adventure'.
Utica, NY (WIBX) – The idea has been fermenting for more than three years and today the Adirondack Distilling Company is officially open for business in Utica.
It's not vital to spend years studying chemistry to learn to distill , but it certainly doesn't hurt.
Joe White recently was named Cleveland area district manager for Paramount Distillers Inc. White previously worked in Paramount's print shop print labels and point-of-sale for the company.
Whiskey distillers draw on Chattanooga's rich history.
Whiskey distillers draw on Chattanooga's past.
Distillation Columns – Internal Reflux Control.
Here's some news so fresh it isn't even on the distiller's website.

In science:

Mixed-state entanglement and distillation: Is there a “bound” entanglement in nature? Phys.
Generation of Mapping Cones from Small Sets
Quandles are in general non-associative structures whose axioms correspond to the algebraic distillation of the three Reidemeister moves in knot theory.
Distributivity in Quandles and Quasigroups
One of the blocks is chosen as the distillation block, using again S , while the others are used to check the Bell violation.
Full randomness from arbitrarily deterministic events
In the fifth step, the random bit k is extracted from the distillation block.
Full randomness from arbitrarily deterministic events
Choose a distillation block at random with S . 4.
Full randomness from arbitrarily deterministic events