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Extraction meaning

extraction - 4 dictionary results

  1. 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. 2. Derivation from a stock or family; lineage; descent; birth; the stock from which one has descended.
  3. 3. That which is extracted; extract; essence.
  4. 4. Act of drawing out; lineage.

extraction - examples of usage

  1. Then the prompt cutting into the abdomen and womb and the extraction of the calf requires no skill. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. When the crown of the tooth has been destroyed and only the stump or root is left, extraction is impracticable. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  3. His mother's maiden name was Cordes, and she also was of French extraction. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
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