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Definition of the noun Albification

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  1. [obsolete] The act or process of making white.

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Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Alchemy (2008)

by Dennis William Hauck

Albification is a chemical term for the process of whitening. The word comes from the Latin words albus, meaning "white," and ficare, "to make." Albification is accomplished by washing, scrubbing, grinding, or bleaching with chemical agents.

Google previewA Dictionary of Western Alchemy (2014)

by Jordan Stratford, Jeffrey S Kupperman

albification See albedo. From Latin alba, “white.” alchemy The philosophical and natural science of elements ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ALBIFICATION 41 42 ALBIFY. Glandular cells that produce and secrete alarm pheromones found on various parts of insect body (e.g. Cornicles of aphids). Syn. Alarm Substance. See Cornicle. Cf. Aggregation Pheromone; Sex Pheromone; ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1854)

by John Oswald

Albification. {Albus, white) ; facio. Alchymy. Al; chymos. Alectryomachy. Alectryon ; maehomai. Alectryomancy. Alectryon; mancia. Alexander, Alexandrine. Alexeo ; aner. Aiexipharmic. Alexeo ; pharmacon. Alexiteric. Alexeo; (deleterion} poison.

Google previewNuttall's spelling bee guide, condensed from Nuttall's standard pronouncing dictionary, Warne's ed (1876)

Albification, al-be-fe-ka' -shun — the act of making white. Albugineous, al-bew-jin'-e-us — pertaining to, or resembling the white of the eye, ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

albification. The process or art of making white ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary; Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, Either Ancient Or Modern, ... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words, ...together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Used in Our Ancient Statutes, Chartes, Writs, Old Records, and Processes in Law; ... Containing Many Thousand Words More Than Either Harris Philips, Kersey, Or Any English Dictionary Before Extant. To Wich is Added, a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs, with Their Explication and Illustration. The Whole Work Compil'd and Methodically Digested, ... By N. Bailey, Philologos (1757)

ALBIFICATION [among Chymifs] whitening of Liquor, or Metal. L. Chauc. ALBION [probably of Albis Rupibus] the ancient Name of Great-Britain, fo called from its white Rocks. ALBRICIA's, a Word used by Spanish Merchants, figaifying a ...

Google previewDictionary of obsolete and provincial English (1857)

by Thomas Wright

Albification, s. (Lat.) A chemical term for making white. )□ instrument for ALBLASTHK, ( , ,. ' J snooting arrows. Both alblast and many a bow War redy railed opon ALA ALB ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1B3I1F4I1C3A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 12-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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