To withdraw by expression, distillation, or other mechanical or chemical process; as, to extract an essence. Cf. Abstract, v. t., 6.
That which is extracted or drawn out.
A decoction, solution, or infusion made by dissolving out from any substance that which gives it its essential and characteristic virtue; essence; as, extract of beef; extract of dandelion; also, any substance so extracted, and characteristic of that from which it is obtained; as, quinine is the most important extract of Peruvian bark.
A solid preparation obtained by evaporating a solution of a drug, etc., or the fresh juice of a plant; -- distinguished from an abstract. See Abstract, n., 4.
To take by selection; to choose out; to cite or quote, as a passage from a book.
A draught or copy of writing; certified copy of the proceedings in an action and the judgement therein, with an order for execution.
a passage from a literary work.
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A portion of a book or document, separately transcribed; a citation; a quotation.
A passage taken from another book, article, etc. An excerpt from a book or pamphlet, etc. An excerpt of another author's writing. When an extract is used, it is often set in smaller type than that used for the main text, or indented differently. See also
a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
quotation, display A section of TEXT that is a quotation from another source. Extract setting is where the quotation is placed between two LINE SPACES and can be INDENTed and/or use a smaller TYPE. This is normally used only when the extract is too large to place between QUOTATION MARKS in the BODY TEXT.
To remove a selected area from an edited sequence and close the resulting gap in the sequence.
To remove or take out.
Remove a file from it's current position and restore it in a new location.
vb. 1. To remove or duplicate items from a larger group in a systematic manner. 2. In programming, to derive one set of characters from another by using a mask (pattern) that determines which characters to remove.
a collection of important sentences of a document, reproduced verbatim
any brief description of a document formed by selecting certain sentences from the document.
To pull out specific pages from a document, and to save those pages as a separate document.
The SQL operator that retrieves fragments of XML documents stored as XMLType.
To extract is to return a compressed file to its original state. Typically in order to view the contents of a compressed file, you must extract it first.
to unzip (decompress) files
To obtain. For example, to extract information from a file.
The process of pulling transactions out of a holding file into an active transaction file, usually by date control. aculty: Teachers, researchers, public service professionals and administrators responsible for directing and achieving the primary missions of the university, excluding employees within the administrative and professional personnel classification.