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Alcahest

Definition of the noun alcahest

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noun - plural: alcahests

  1. hypothetical universal solvent once sought by alchemists

Game

"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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Google previewThe Esoteric Origins of the American Renaissance (2001)

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 ...

Google previewThe Life and the Doctrines of Philippus Theophrastus, Bombast of Hohenheim (1902)

Known by the Name of Paracelsus; Extracted and Tr. from His Rare and Extensive Works and from Some Unpublished Manuscripts

The celebrated Alcahest is an universal medicine whose preparation was also known to Helmont and to some Rosicrucians. It was considered by them as one of the greatest mysteries. It is prepared as follows:— “Take freshly prepared caustic ...

Google previewὈρθομεθοδος 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 ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1848)

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

ALCAHEST. Alkahest, Alcaest. (Some say this word is derived from the Arabic; others, that it was invented by Paracelsus, who compounded it of the German ...

Google previewDictionary 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 ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum: or, Medical Dictionary ... Fourth edition (1839)

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.

Google previewMedical 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 Formulae for Various Officinal and Empirical Preparations, &c. Second Edition, with Numerous Modifications and Additions by Robley Dunglison

Alcahest, Alcaest. Alcali, see Alkali. Alcali ammoniacum acetatum, Liquor ammoniae acetatis—a. Ammoniacum fluidum, Liquor ammoniae—a. Fixum tartarizatum, Potassae tartras—a. Minerale sulphuricum, Soda, sulphate of a. Tartari aceto ...

Google previewThe Philadelphia Medical Dictionary (1808)

Containing a Concise Explanation of All the Terms Used in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Botany, Natural History, Chymistry, and Materia Medica by John Redman Coxe

Diaceltatesson, a purging preparation of antimony; quicksilver dissolved in alcahest. Diacenes, empty; vain; porous bodies. Diacemos, porous bodies, as spunge, pumice stone, &c. Diacentaurion, Q pulvis ducis Port#...; landii. - Diacentretum ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

oS AM 'aelsios alcahest BR 'alkohast AM 'aelko ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Alkahest, Alcahest, al′kahest, n. the ...

Google previewDictionary of Eclectic Shorthand (1894)

Giving the Phonetic and Shorthand Equivalents of the Primitive Words and the Various Classes of Derivative Words of the English Language. Also, Several Vocabularies of Technical Terms by Jesse George Cross

Akimbo ambo Alabaster aibstr Alack ale Alacrity aicr-t Alamode aiamd Alarm airm Alas aias Alb aib Albeit aibt Albescent aibsnt Albino aibno Album aibm Albumen aibmn Alburnum aibrnm Alcahest aichst Alchemy aicmy Alcohol aichl Alcoran ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

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; ...

Google previewAn Elementary Dictionary for Common Schools (1845)

With Pronouncing Vocabularies of Classical, Scripture, and Modern Geographical Names by Joseph Emerson Worcester

Agriculturalist Aide de camp Ile - Alchymical Alchymy Koran, Alkoran Alcahest Alledge Allay Almry, Ambry Allum Amasinent Embassador Ames-ace Anana Anapaest Antient Anchentry Ancle Antichamber Apostacy Apostume Apophthegm.

Google previewPhreno-mnemotechnic Dictionary (1844)

Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language; Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific and Technical Homophonic Words to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud

* 570 l—Laxity, elixate, luxate, locust, holocaust, loquacity, alcahest, alecast.

Google previewCyclopaedia: Or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (etc.) 5. Ed (1741)

by Ephraim Chambers

Alcahest. DISSOLUTION, in physics, a discontinuation, or analysis of the structure of a mixt body; whereby, what was one, and contiguous, is divided into little parts, either homogeneous, or heterogeneous. See ANALysis, and Division.

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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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