ex-tractive

extractive

[ik-strak-tiv]
adjective
1.
tending or serving to extract, or based upon extraction: coal, oil, copper, and other extractive industries.
2.
capable of being extracted, as from the earth: extractive fuels.
3.
of, pertaining to, or involving extraction: extractive surgery.
4.
of or of the nature of an extract.
noun
5.
something extracted.

Origin:
1590–1600; extract + -ive

nonextractive, adjective
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extractive (ɪkˈstræktɪv)
 
adj
1.  tending or serving to extract
2.  of, involving, or capable of extraction
 
n
3.  something extracted or capable of being extracted
4.  the part of an extract that is insoluble

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extractive ex·trac·tive (ĭk-strāk'tĭv)
adj.

  1. Used in or obtained by extraction.

  2. Possible to extract.

n.
  1. Something that may be extracted.

  2. A substance present in tissue that can be separated by successive treatment with solvents and recovered by evaporation of the solution; the insoluble portion of an extract.

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