extract noun

1 passage from a book/piece of music

ADJ. brief, short | long | literary

VERB + EXTRACT read | publish

EXTRACT + VERB be from, be taken from The extract is taken from a long essay.

PREP. ~ from He read out a brief extract from his book.

2 substance taken from another substance

ADJ. natural conditioners made from natural plant extracts | herbal, malt, meat, plant, vanilla, yeast Add a few drops of vanilla extract.

PREP. ~ of extract of apricot