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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 Life and the Doctrines of Philippus Theophrastus (1891)

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of Hohenheim, Known by the Name of Paracelsus; Extracted and Translated from His Rare and Entensive Works and from Some Unpublished Manuscripts by Franz Hartmann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.

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 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 previewThe Life of Philippus Theophrastus Bombast of Hohenheim, known by the name of Paracelsus (1896)

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 ...

Google previewThe life and doctrines of Philippus Theophrastus, Bombast of Hohenheim (1910)

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.

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 Formulæ for Various Officinal and Empirical Preparations, &c by Robley Dunglison

Alcahest, Alcucat.

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 (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, 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 ...

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 previewLexicon 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 ...

Google previewLexicon 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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1868)

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 ...

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ... (1810)

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.

Google previewThe 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, ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

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 .

Google previewThe 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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