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Definition of the noun alcahest
What does alcahest mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: alcahests
- hypothetical universal solvent once sought by alchemists
"Alcahest" is an action game for the Nintendo Super Famicom, developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Square. The game was released in 1993 in Japan, and has never been released in other markets.
- mode: Single-player video game
- designer: Satoru Iwata
- developer: HAL Laboratory
- genres: Action role-playing game, Role-playing video game, Action game, Action-adventure game
- publisher: Square
- released on (21 years ago)
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Bombast of Hohenheim, Known by the Name of Paracelsus; Extracted and Translated from His Rare and Entensive Works and from Some Unpublished Manuscripts by Franz Hartmann
THE ALCAHEST. The celebrated Alcahest is an universal medicine whose preparation was also known to Helmont and to some Rosicrucians.
by Arthur Versluis
In Pyrotechny, we find underlinings of passages like this one: "The Liquor Alcahest is a Salt of an exquisite fiery nature, the like of which is not in the world beside, not mineral nor metalline, circulated till it become avery Spirit."17Also ...
Ὀρθομεθοδος ἰατροχυμικη; or, the direct method of curing chymically. Wherein is conteined the original matter, and principal agent of all natural bodies, also the efficient and material cause of Diseases in general, their therapeutick way and means. I. Diætetical, by rectifying eating, drinking, etc. II. Pharmaceutick, by encreasing and supporting the vital Spirits ... To which is added the Art of Midwifery chymically asserted. The character of an Ortho-Chymist, and Pseudo-Chymist. A Description of the Sanative Virtues of our Stomach-Essence, also Γαληνο-μεμψις; or, a just complaint of the method of the Galenists (1675)
Liqun Alcahest is the Universal Dissolvent preferving the Seed of Things inviolated. Nefopoietick, that causeth a Disease. Anadrømt, a running back. Phenomena, Appearances. Epigi. nomena, fupervenients, whatfoever fucceed. Þ Þ Þ Þ þ ...
by Franz Hartmann
The Alcahest The celebrated Alcahest is an universal medicine whose preparation was also known to Helmont and to some Bosicrucians. It was considered by them as one of the greatest mysteries. It is prepared as follows : — " Take freshly ...
known by the name of Paracelsus
THE ALCAHEST. The celebrated Alcahest is an universal medicine whose preparation was also known to Helmont and to some Bosicrucians.
by Robert HOOPER (M.D.), Klein Grant
ALCAHEST, Alkalml, Alracsl. Some say this word is derived from the Arabic, others that it was invented by Paracelsus, who compounded it of the German words all, all, and geLrt, spirit; and others again, that it is a corruption of alkali csI.
Medical Lexicon (1839)
A New Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise Account of the Various Subjects and Terms; with a Vocabulary of Synonymes in Different Languages, and Formulæ for Various Officinal and Empirical Preparations, &c by Robley Dunglison
Dictionary of Chemistry (1830)
Containing the Principles and Modern Theories of the Science, with Its Application to the Arts, Manufactures, and Medicine... by Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, G. L. Brismontier
Alcahest. An Arabic word to express a universal dissolvent, which was pretended by Paracelsus and some other alchymists to have been discovered. Alcaligen. One of the ancient names for nitrogen, this being supposed to enter into the ...
Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Human and Comparative, Botany, Chemistry, Forensic Medicine, Materia Medica, Obstetrics, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, Toxicology, and the Different Branches of Natural Sciences Connected with Medicine, Together with a Variety of Information on All These Subjects by Robert Hooper, Klein Grant
From its colour and remedy—an alcahest, or universal menstruum~ comparative sofiness, it has been called by some an universal ferment, and many other absurdities. writers, the Adrp: arborum. The alburnum is The alchemists ascribed to ...
According to Paracelsus, whichever of the four kinds — salts, sulphurs, mercuries , or mixts — a given substance may belong to, it also contains the alcahest, or " quintessence." A pure metal, as we conceive it to-day, contains nothing but itself; ...
Lexicon physico-medicum: or, A new medicinal dictionary ... The sixth edition, with new improvements from the latest chymical and mechanical authors (1743)
by John QUINCY
See Alcahest and Alcali. Allentoies, is the 'urinary Tunick placed between the Amnion and Chorion, which by the Navel and Urachus (or Passage by which the Urine is conveyed from the Infant in the Womb) receives the Urine that come out of ...
Lexicon physico-medicum: or, A new physical dictionary; explaining the difficult terms used in the several branches of the profession ... The second edition, very much altered and improved (1722)
by John QUINCY
See Alcahest and Alcali. - Allentoies, is the urinary Tunick placed between the Amnion and Chorion, which by the Navel and Urachus (or Paflage by which the Urine is conveyed from the Infant in the Womb) receives the Urine that comes out of ...
Containing ... Lexicon by Robley Dunglison
ALCAHEST, Alcaest. ALCAHOL, Alcohol. ALCALES'CENCE, Alkales'cence, Alcalescen'tia. The condition in which a fluid becomes alkaline. ALCALEscENCE of THE HU'MoURs was an old notion of the humourists. It can only occur during the ...
To which is Prefixed an Abstract of the Principles of English Pronunciation and Directions to Foreigners, for Acquiring a Knowledge of the Use of this Dictionary by John Walker, Citizen of Philadelphia
To tram- Alcahest, ll'ka-hSst. s. An univer-j fer property ; to withdraw the aft'cc- sal dissolvent. [ing to alchymy.'! lions.
The American Standard of Orthography and Pronunciation, and Improved Dictionary of the English Language (1815)
Abridged for the Use of Schools by Burgiss Allison
y ` Alcahest, ...
One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard Pronunciation. : To which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar by Thomas Sheridan
ALCAHEST, till-ka-hc'Ist. s. An universal dissolvent .
The Physical Dictionary, Wherein the Terms of Anatomy, the Names and Causes of Diseases, Chirurgical Instruments, and Their Use, are Accurately Described ... The Seventh Edition, Etc (1726)
by Steven BLANCKAERT
Alkahest, fee Alcahest. Alkali, fee Alcali. Alkanzi, an Electuary or Con3 fećtion. Alkara, a Cucurbit. Alkermes, a Juice or Confećtion of that Name. Alkekengi, Winter cherries. Alkiam is call'd the nourishing Spirit that governs Man, by which the ...
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Scrabble value of A1L1C3A1H4E1S1T1
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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