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Alkahestic

Definition of the adjective alkahestic

What does alkahestic mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. of or pertaining to the alkahest that alchemists assumed to exist

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Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

For yonder comes the prowest knight alive, ALKAHESTIC, the quality of bodies' which Prince Arthur, flower of grace and nobiless. are powerfully solvent. Fairs Queep. ALKAKENGI, winter cherry, the fruit of a. —John was quick and understood ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

Alkahestic; Alkahestical. ALKALESCENCE Noun. (Arabic, al-qili = ashes of saltwort + -escent = slightly. PL, Alkalescences.) Quality of being alkaline. Alt. Alkalescency. ALKALESCENT Adj. (Arabic, al-qili = ash + -escent = slightly.) ...

Google previewBob's Dictionary of Big Words

by Robert Sungenis

alkahestic, adj. all-dissolving; a universal solvent according to alchemy. allargando, adj. in music: gradually becoming slower and louder. Italian: allargando. allegro, adj. in ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

alkahestic (al-ka- hes' tik), a.

Google previewENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA; Or, A DICTIONARY of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Wich the Different Science and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and The Various Technical Terms, ... are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet. Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates, by a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland. IN THREE VOLUMES. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar; and Fold by Colin Macfarquhar, at this Printing-office, Nicolson Street. M.D.CC.LXXI. (1771)

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ALKAHESTIC, an epithet applied to all powerful mensiruums. ALKALI, in ehemistry, aname for all subslances which fermcnt ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences [...] (1771)

ALKAHESTIC, an epithet applied to all powerful men- struums. ALKALI, in chemistry, a name for all substances which ferment with acids. Sec Chemistry, Of Alualis, or atkal:tie substances. Alkali originally signified only the salt of the kali.

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

alkahestic (al-ka- hes' tik), a.

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Knowledge Unabridged (1892)

Etymological and Pronouncing Literary, Scientific and Technical ... by Charles Annandale

Alkahestic, alka- hest'ik, ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

ALKAHESTIC, the quality of bodies which are powerfully solvent. ALKAKFNOs, winter cherry, the fruit of a species of nightshade. See Alkekengi. * ALKAI.ESCF. NT.-W/. [from as kali.) That which has. a tendency to the properties of aa alkali.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1771)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences

ALKAHESTIC, an epithet applied to all powerful menslruums. ALKALI, in ehemistry, aname sor all subllanees which fcrment with acids. See Cnzmrsrav, Of Alma/it, or altalnu-snr'zstam '1. Alkali originally signisied only the salt of the kali.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica0 (1771)

Or, a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treaties Or Systems ... : in Three Volumes. A-B

ALKAHESTIC, an epithet applied to all powerful menstruums. ALKALI, in chemistry, a name for all fubstances which ferment with acids. Scc CH EM 1 sr R y, Of Alkalis, or atkaline fubstances. Alkali originally fignified only the falt of the kali.

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Scrabble value of A1L1K5A1H4E1S1T1I1C3

The value of this 10-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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