extract
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extract(
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trahkt
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ehks
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trahkt
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to take out)
a. extraer
The oils extracted from these plants are used in perfume.Los aceites que se extraen de estas plantas se usan en perfumería.
b. sacar (tooth, bullet, nail)
I extracted the nail with a pair of pliers.Saqué el clavo con los alicates.
2. (to obtain)
a. obtener
After extensive questioning, the lawyer was able to extract the truth from the witness.Después de muchas preguntas, el abogado logró obtener la verdad del testigo.
b. sacar
I tried to extract some information form her about the surprise party, but she didn't tell me anything.Traté de sacarle alguna información sobre la fiesta de sorpresa, pero no me dijo nada.
c. extraer
First we need to extract all the relevant data from the survey responses.Primero hay que extraer todos los datos relevantes de las respuestas de la encuesta.
d. arrancar (confession or promise)
The government used torture as a means of extracting information about the enemy.El gobierno utilizaba la tortura como medio de arrancar información acerca del enemigo.
3. (mathematics)
a. extraer
Can you extract a square root without a calculator?¿Sabes extraer una raíz cuadrada sin calculadora?
4. (computing)
a. extraer
You have to extract the files from the zipped folder to open them.Tienes que extraer los archivos de la carpeta comprimida para abrirlos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (concentrate)
a. el extracto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The cream is a blend of five plant extracts.La crema es una mezcla de cinco extractos de plantas.
6. (excerpt)
a. el fragmento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The court received extracts of the defendant's telephone conversation.La corte recibió fragmentos de la conversación telefónica del acusado.
b. el extracto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This is an extract from an article originally published last year.Esto es un extracto de un artículo originalmente publicado el año pasado.
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extract
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (concentrate)
a. el extracto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (from book, film)
a. el fragmento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a. extraer, sacar
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extract
noun
[ˈekstrækt] (from book, film) extracto (m); fragmento (m); (Pharmacology) extracto (m); (Cookery) [of beef, yeast] extracto (m); concentrado (m)
extracts from "Don Quijote" (as book) selecciones (f) del "Quijote"
transitive verb
[ɪksˈtrækt]
1 (take out) [+cork, tooth] sacar; [+bullet] (from wound) extraer; [+mineral] extraer; obtener; [+juice] exprimir
2 (obtain) [+information, money] obtener; sacar; [+confession] sacar; arrancar
3 (select) (from book etc) seleccionar
4 (Mat) extraer
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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