NOTE: Refers to any LIQUID undergoing the distillation process. Can also refer to extracting specific components from a liquid (as a liquid). Can also include metaphorical instances like example3.
He distilled the vodka for a better flavor.
When you distill water you remove minerals and other impurities.
Tim O'Reilly has distilled the lessons from the Kathy Sierra affair.
The optometrist distilled a few drops of liquid into her eyes to
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3, 5
NOTE: A state change is imperative for an instance to be tagged as this sense.
The acid distills at 30 degrees Farenheit.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4