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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Dephlegmation  \De`phleg*ma"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  d['e]flegmation.] 
  The  operation  of  separating  water  from  spirits  and  acids,  by 
  evaporation  or  repeated  distillation;  --  called  also 
  {concentration},  especially  when  acids  are  the  subject  of  it