extract from

extract (something) from (someone or something)

To remove something from someone or something. Mom will extract the real story from you in no time—you're a terrible liar. Can we extract that sound bite from the file?
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extract something from someone or something

to remove something from someone or something; to make someone or a group give something. We extracted the juice from the oranges. The police questioning Maggie extracted the truth from her.
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With those words he began his first extract from the consul's letter.
Julian returned for the second time to his extract from the letter:
Julian advanced to his second extract from the consul 's letter:
On the following day M'Dougal convened the clerks, and read to them an extract from a letter from his uncle, Mr.
Evaluation of antimicrobial activity of phenolic extract from Punica granatum L.
Different concentrations (5-20 ul) of the plant extract from a 5 % (w /v) solution were then delivered onto the filter paper disks.
The topical composition contains at least one plant ingredient or plant extract from Rosmarinus officinalis, wherein at least one plant ingredient or plant extract is a member of the group consisting of a plant extract, an ursolic acid, a carnosic acid, a rosmarinic acid, and an oleanolic acid; a plant extract or a diarylheptanoid from alpinia; at least one DNA repair enzyme; at least one pharmaceutically or cosmetically acceptable vehicle; and Avena sativa (oat) kernel extract, evening primrose seed extract, L-ergothioneine, hydrolyzed soy protein, yeast extract, Lentinus enodes extract, Nymphaea alba flower extract and Perilla frutescens leaf extract.
Additionally, instant coffee extracts go through a heat or refrigeration evaporation (dehydration) to convert the extract from wet slurry into powders and crystals.
Patapoutian's team found that two types of thermoTRP channels, designated TRIA1 and TRPV1, reacted to the extract from raw garlic but not to the extract from baked garlic, which has a less pungent taste.
2]), which may provide a cleaner way to get more extract from more tomatoes.
The control cell lines were injected with diluted extract from healthy shrimp, and passage was conducted as described earlier.
Creating an accurate extract from a relational database is a significant challenge, because the data, by its very nature, is fragmented," explains Don Cohen, vice president, Research and Development, Princeton Softech.
The new study examined another herbal remedy, an extract from the fruit of the prickly pear cactus (Opuntia ficus indica).
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