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English Definitionto distill; to break a liquid substance up into components by boiling
See alsoliù to steam; to cook in a steamer; to reheat cold food by steaming it
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄌㄧㄡˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lau6

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Words With Same Head Word    
馏分liúfènfraction (of a distillate); key (one component part of a distillate)
Words With Same Tail Word    
干馏gānliúto carbonize; dry distillation; carbonization
分馏fēnliúfractional distillation
直馏zhíliúdirect distillation
蒸馏zhēngliúto distill; distillation
再蒸馏zài zhēngliúredistill
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