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Definition of the noun alchemist

What does alchemist mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: alchemists

  1. one who was versed in the practice of alchemy and who sought an elixir of life and a panacea and an alkahest and the philosopher's stone
    • example: Isaac Newton was an English alchemist.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: intellect / intellectual = a person who uses the mind creatively

Alternative definition of the noun alchemist

noun

  1. One who practices alchemy.

Group

Alchemist was an Australian progressive metal band from Canberra whose style combined death metal, progressive rock, psychedelic, Eastern, Aboriginal and electronic influences. The band formed in 1987 and released six studios albums, an EP and a compilation album. Work began on a new EP in 2010 but the band went on an indefinite hiatus. They are the only group to appear at every Metal for the Brain festival, an event they ran and organised from 1996. Alchemist has also played at the Big Day Out and toured Europe several times.

Person

Who is Alchemist?

Alchemist a.k.a. The Alchemist: Alan Daniel Maman, professionally known as The Alchemist, is an American record producer, disc jockey and rapper from Beverly Hills, California. As a teenager he embarked on a career in music, as rapper in the hip hop duo The Whooliganz, under the moniker Mudfoot, along with now-actor Scott Caan. After rising to prominence in the late 1990s, as a close associate of Dilated Peoples and Mobb Deep, he went on to produce for many of hip hop's leading artists in the 2000s, and has been hailed as one of the genre's leading producers.

Music

  1. "Alchemist" is the seventh album by Norwegian electronic dance music producer Aleksander Vinter, and his fifth under the alias "Savant". It was released on 12 December 2012. It is his longest album in total track length to date.
  2. "Alchemist" is a musical album of Tammio.
    • released on
  3. "ALCHEMIST" is a musical single of Robots.
    • released on (17 years ago)
  4. "Alchemist" is a musical album of Philip Pickett.

Game

"Alchemist" is a computer game developed by Ian Weatherburn for the ZX Spectrum and released by Imagine Software in 1983. It is an action-adventure video game in which the player controls an alchemist who may shape-shift into a golden eagle.

  • mode: Single-player video game
  • developer: Ian Weatherburn
  • genres: Action-adventure game, Action game, Adventure game
  • publisher: Imagine Software
  • released in (33 years ago)

Artwork

"Alchemist": This painting was originally part of the Manfrin collection, it then passed into the Galleria dell'Accademia. It is attributed to the Dutch artist Jan Steen.

  • media: oil paint
  • genre: Genre art
  • subject: Alchemy

Character

Alchemist is a fictional film character.

Miscellanea

Alchemist is a profession.

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Google previewEnglish Literature (1919)

Its History and Its Significance for the Life of the English-speaking World : a Text-book for Schools by William Joseph Long

The Alchemist is a study of quackery on one side and of gullibility on the other, founded on the mediaeval idea of the philosopher's stone...

In plot and artistic construction The Alchemist is an almost perfect specimen of the best English drama.

Google previewA Study Guide for Ben Jonson's "The Alchemist"

by Gale, Cengage Learning

Thus the plot of The Alchemist is the story of three swindlers to try to cheat some gullible victims of ...

Google previewThe Boston Museum of Fine Arts (1910)

Giving a Descriptive and Critical Account of Its Treasures, which Represent the Arts and Crafts from Remote Antiquity to the Present Time by Julia de Wolf Gibbs Addison

The Shop of an Alchemist is an excellent piece of close consistent painting, almost scientific, but no artist's name has been assigned to this. The picture called Peasants ...

Google previewBen Jonson (2012)

A Life by Ian Donaldson

The Alchemist is a play more tolerant, ...

Google previewMysticism and Alchemy through the Ages (2012)

The Quest for Transformation by Gary Edson

The alchemist is the great transformer intent on acquiring the knowledge to change or rearrange the essence of matter. Turning base metal into gold is one aspect of alchemic practice, but formulating the elixir of life is an equally significant part ...

Google previewEngineer Your Own Success (2014)

7 Key Elements to Creating an Extraordinary Engineering Career by Anthony Fasano

The Alchemist by Paul Coelho The Alchemist is a magical story about an Andalusian shepherd boy who travels ...

Google previewBen Jonson and Theatre (2005)

Performance, Practice and Theory by Richard Cave, Elizabeth Schafer, Brian Woolland

The Alchemist is a particularly confrontational text here because it is so specifically located in a definite part of Jacobean London. In Australianising the play, whilst also keeping its 'London 1610' identity clearly in perspective, Armfield was ...

Google previewEmotion and Healing in the Energy Body (2015)

A Handbook of Subtle Energies in Massage and Yoga by Robert Henderson

Alchemist is an archetypal figure found throughout history. The role of the Alchemist, that of turning base metal into gold, is often taken too literally and too seriously, however; there is no chemistry or science involved in this universal ...

Google previewShakespeare's Medical Language: A Dictionary (2014)

by Sujata Iyengar

alchemist, alchemy, alcumist See also med'cine potable, Paracelsus, tincture (A) Presentday usage distinguishes between the alchemist, who attempted to transmute base metals into gold, and the chemist, who attempts to separate out basic ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Psychoactive Substances (1999)

by Richard Rudgley

The alchemist Oswald Crollius describes the method for making a prophylactic medicine in the form of an amulet. Firstly the body of a toad must be dried by the heat of the sun and then pulverised using a pestle and mortar (taking care to stop ...

Google previewThe Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science (2003)

Pioneering Lives From Ancient Times to the Mid-20th Century by Marilyn Ogilvie, Joy Harvey

Alexandrian alchemist. Born in Alexandria ...

Google previewBryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers (1905)

by Michael Bryan

The Alchemist. Kitchen Interior. Interior of a Farm. And several copies and pasticcios. A Music Party. Boors regaling. The Misers. Players at Tric-trac: An Old Woman peeling a Pear. Teniers' Château at Perck. The Four Seasons(four pictures).

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy (2005)

Themes, Works, and Wonders by Gary Westfahl

Discussion Probably the most entertaining of the book's ten episodes is "The Alchemist"; at the same time it is the section most implausible as a fiction. It depicts an alternate version of the Renaissance, occurring in Samarkand — almost ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1C3H4E1M3I1S1T1

The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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