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Meaning of extraction

ex•trac•tion

Pronunciation: (ik-strak'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. an act or instance of extracting: the extraction of a molar.
  2. the state or fact of being extracted.
  3. descent or lineage: to be of foreign extraction.
  4. something extracted; extract.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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