Predicate: distill

Roleset id: distill.01 , remove impurities, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

distill.01: DISTILL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'distill' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 10.4.1. (from distill.01-v predicate notes)


distill (v.)
distil (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: remover of impurities, agent (vnrole: 10.4.1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: impurities (vnrole: 10.4.1-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: source, pure substance (vnrole: 10.4.1-Source)

Example: no impurities mentioned

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: gerund

        So, following both the style he pursued as President Ford's national security adviser and the recommendations of the Tower Commission, Gen. Scowcroft has pruned the NSC staff and tried to ensure that it-1 sticks to its assigned tasks -- namely, gathering the views of the State Department, Pentagon and intelligence community; *trace*-1 serving as an honest broker in [*]-1 distilling that information for the president and then making sure presidential decisions are carried out.

        Arg0: [*]
        Rel: distilling
        Arg2: that information
        ArgM-PNC: for the president