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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 previewBob's Dictionary of Big Words (2016)

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 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 previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

' alkahestic (al-ka-hes' tik), a. Pertaining to the alkahest. so spelled alcahestic. alkahestical (al-ka-hes'ti-kal), a. Same as alkahestic.

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 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.

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 menstruums. ALKALI, in chemistry, a name sor all substances which ferment with acids. Sce CH E M 1st Ry, Of Alkalir, or alkaline ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc (1816)

Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference

ALKAHESTIC, the quality of bodies which are powerfully solvent. ALKAKENGI, winter cherry, the fruit of a species of nightshade. See Alkeke NG1. - * ALKALESCENT. adj. (from alkali.] That which has a tendency to the properties of an alkali.

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 previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1851)

Incorporating the Labours of Sheridan and Walker ... Also a Key to the Pronunciation of Classical and Scripture Proper Names by James Knowles

ALKAHESTIC, U-U-heiUtk. a. Belonging to alka- ALKALESCENCY, il-k4-l<!s4ns- e, n.

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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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