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extraction meaning and definition

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Definition of extraction (noun)

  1. the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means
  2. properties attributable to your ancestry
  3. the action of taking out something (especially using effort or force)
    • "the dentist gave her a local anesthetic prior to the extraction"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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