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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. To pour, especially in a manner that the sediment is left behind.
2. To rehouse people while their buildings are being rebuilt or refurbished.
From French décanter (to settle or to clarify), from Latin decanthare, from de- (from) + canthus (spout, rim). Earliest documented use: 1633.
"Once a customer makes a purchase, she decants the oil into dark glass bottles."
Chris Copley; New Tasting Gallery; The Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, Maryland); Oct 29, 2013.
"The council say decanting Muirfield pupils to the huts will speed up construction."
Graeme Bletcher; Arbroath Primary School Move Branded 'Insane'; The Courier (Dundee, Scotland); Nov 8, 2013.
See more usage examples of decant in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
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