extract from

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:
If I could produce no extract from the original book to compare with the certified copy at Knowlesbury, I could produce no positive evidence, and could threaten him with no fatal exposure.
The following extract from an ancient treatise on the art of poetry called `Ming-Chung' sets forth most clearly certain ideals to be pursued:
A few lines of extract from the daily journal which it was her habit to keep will tell all that need be told before this narrative advances to later dates and to newer scenes.
I was, I remember, listening open-eared to all these wonders, for I was young at the time, and this story of an ancient civilisation and of the treasures which those old Jewish or Phoenician adventurers used to extract from a country long since lapsed into the darkest barbarism took a great hold upon my imagination, when suddenly he said to me, 'Lad, did you ever hear of the Suliman Mountains up to the north-west of the Mushakulumbwe country?
I discussed the question in all its forms, politically and scientifically; and I give here an extract from a carefully-studied article which I published in the number of the 30th of April.
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.
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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 study is designed to evaluate whether sublingual-oral immunotherapy with an extract from raw peanut source materials is a safe and effective treatment for children and adults with peanut allergies.
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