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Definition of the noun alkahest

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noun - plural: alkahests

  1. hypothetical universal solvent once sought by alchemists


Alkahest is a Metal band from Brooklyn founded in 2009.

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"Alkahest" is a musical album of Paul Cat.

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Google previewAlkahest Magazine (1898)

The Alkahest is a credit to Atlanta and would not be out of place in Boston . " Alkahest," is by all odds the best publication of its class in this country. — Joel Chandler Harris. "Herald," Americus, Ga. — The Herald must break its editorial rules ...

Google previewLatest Magic (1919)

Being Original Conjuring Tricks by Hoffmann (Professor)

"One of the most striking experiments with the Alkahest is the dissolving of a paving stone, particularly if you lay a bunch of violets on it and dissolve them both together, when you get a scut- tleful of best ...

Google previewWhat Painting Is (2004)

by James Elkins

The alkahest is the universal dissolvent, capable of reducing any solid to a fluid. The elixir is the universal medicine, curing any disease and prolonging life. Rectified or philosopher's gold is the perfected form of ordinary gold, and there is also ...

Google previewThe Equinox I(5) (2017)

by Crowley et al.

[Alkahest is a hypothetical universal solvent.] 1 [Adamant is a ...

Google previewDictionary of Alchemy (2004)

From Maria Prophetessa to Isaac Newton by Mark Haeffner

Alkahest the alembic by adding three funnels or beaks to form the well-known tribikos which is familiar from early illustrations of Greek apparatus. The alembic is regularly shown on top of the furnace; a pan of hot ashes or water bath was ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

ALKAHEST, in alchemy ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

ALKAHEST, or ALcAHssT, in C/nemi/Zry. .This word, so famous in the last ages of alchemy, occurs, for the first time ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia and Dictionary of Education (1921)

A Comprehensive, Practical and Authoritative Guide on All Matters Connected with Education, Including Educational Principles and Practice, Various Types of Teaching Institutions, and Educational Systems Throughout the World by Foster Watson

Indeed, it has been said that during the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries the cult of alchemy attained to the dignity of a religion, and that belief in transmutation, and in the virtues and powers of the philosopher's stone, in the alkahest ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1922)

A Comprehensive Reference Work by Thomas Edward Finegan

Alkahest. the assistance of the tissue-building and oxygen- bearing albuminous matter. In general, it may be said that that aliment is wholesome which is easily soluble and is suited to the power o£ digestion of the individual.

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Scrabble value of A1L1K5A1H4E1S1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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