Distillable Dis*till"a*ble (d[i^]s*t[i^]l"[.a]*b'l), a. (Chem.) Capable of being distilled; especially, capable of being distilled without chemical change or decomposition; as, alcohol is distillable; olive oil is not distillable. [1913 Webster]

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