An extract is a fragment of any article or an artwork. 摘錄,摘要;引用,刪節。-er, -or n.摘錄者,引用者。adj. excerpt (third-person singular simple present excerpts, present participle excerpting, simple past and past participle excerpted) 1. excerpt: A passage or segment taken from a longer work, such as a literary or musical composition, a document, or a film. 'All Intensive Purposes' or 'All Intents and Purposes'? (implied in excerpte), from Latin excerptus, past participle of excerpere "pluck out, pick out, extract," figuratively "choose, select, gather," also "to leave out, omit," from ex "out" (see ex-) + carpere "pluck, gather," from PIE root *kerp-"to gather, pluck, harvest." Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible). 'Nip it in the butt' or 'Nip it in the bud'? This excerpt from a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) history document tracks the emergence and acceptance of automated digital technology in the cockpits of commercial airplanes.30. excerpts, -ta )摘錄,摘要;節錄;抽印。vt. The OED says regarding 'excerpt': A passage taken out of a printed book or manuscript; an extract, quotation, selection. To change excerpt length to 20 words using the excerpt_length filter, add the following code to the functions.php