decantation definition

  • noun:
    • The work of decanting the supernatant fluid from a good deposit
    • The act of pouring off a clear liquor gently from its lees or sediment, or in one vessel into another.
    • The work of pouring liquor gently from the lees or sediment, or from a single vessel into another.
    • the work of carefully pouring off a definite alcohol (as from the original bottle) without disturbing the lees

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