verb (used with or without object), dis·tilled, dis·til·ling. Chiefly British.
verb -tils, -tills, -tilling or -tilled
- to subject to or undergo distillationSee also rectify (def. 2)
- (sometimes foll by out or off) to purify, separate, or concentrate, or be purified, separated, or concentrated by distillation
- to obtain or be obtained by distillationto distil whisky
- to exude or give off (a substance) in drops or small quantities
- (tr) to extract the essence of as if by distillation