BVC - FW: define rectify

Carl Chipman cchipman at
Wed Apr 12 11:27:01 PDT 2000

no problem.  I love the wordsmith site :)  Anyone who wants to know a 
definition just email wsmith at and have as the subject "define 
[word_you_want_definition_of], and it'll send you back the definition.  One 
of the coolest things I've ever used.


Carl Chipman
Nomadics, Inc.
cchipman at

On Wednesday, April 12, 2000 1:25 PM, Chuck_CTR_Graves at 
[SMTP:Chuck_CTR_Graves at] wrote:
> Thanks, Jean Paul, that's a keeper.
> >   2. (Chem.) To refine or purify by repeated distillation or
> >      sublimation, by which the fine parts of a substance are
> >      separated from the grosser; as, to rectify spirit of wine.
> >   3. (Com.) To produce ( as factitious gin or brandy) by
> >      redistilling low wines or ardent spirits (whisky, rum,
> >      etc.), flavoring substances, etc., being added.
> The first segment I could find; these latter two address chemical 
> (which I desperately needed).
> As far as I can tell, Oklahoma law would only preclude a cordial if it 
> produced for sale.
> Woo-hoo!!  Now, I can change the disclaimer on my classes...and let a 
couple of
> folks up here know (who had stopped because they believed the practice 
> illegal.)
> Regards,
> Tadhg
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