Decant meaning

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To rehouse people while their buildings are being refurbished or rebuilt.
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To decant is defined as to gradually pour liquid from one container with sediment into another without disturbing the sediment.

When you pour wine from its bottle into a nice glass container, this is an example of a time when you decant.

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To pour off (wine, for example) without disturbing the sediment.
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To pour (a liquid) from one container into another.
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To pour off (a liquid, as wine) gently without stirring up the sediment.
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To pour from one container into another.
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To pour off gently, as liquor, so as not to disturb the sediment; or to pour from one vessel into another; as, to decant wine.
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(science fiction) To remove a clone from its chamber, vat, or artificial womb.
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Origin of decant

Medieval Latin dēcanthāre Latin dē- de- Latin canthus rim of a wheel or vessel (of Celtic origin)