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Aludel

Definition of the noun Aludel

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noun - plural: aludels

  1. a pear-shaped pot with an opening at each end, formerly used for sublimation.

Explanation

Aludel: An aludel is a subliming pot used in alchemy and medieval chemistry. The term refers to a range of earthen tubes, or pots without bottoms, fitted one over another, and diminishing as they advance towards the top. The lowest is adapted to a pot, placed in a furnace, wherein the matter to be sublimed is placed. At the top is a head to retain the flowers, or condensation, which ascends. An aludel was used as a condenser in the sublimation process and thus came to signify the end-stages of transformation and the symbol of creation. Also called the Hermetic Vase, the Philosopher's Egg, and the Vase of the Philosophy.

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Google previewThe Chemical Choir (2008)

A History of Alchemy by P. G. Maxwell-Stuart

The aludel is an earthenware or glass pot in the shape of a pear, open at ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Vocabulary in English, 1375–1550 (2016)

Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations by Juhani Norri

aludel. Forms: alutel. [ML aludel, alutel (DML s.v. aludel; see quot.). Cf. OFalutel...

Google previewA Dictionary of Western Alchemy (2014)

by Jordan Stratford, Jeffrey S Kupperman

aludel A pear-shaped earthenware tube, also called “the Hermetic vase,” used for condensation at the end of the sublimation process. Because of its association with completion of the operation, it is often used as a metaphor for personal ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

ALTRINGHAM—ALUDEL. claimed as regards the degenerate pictorial style by Ghiberti in the celebrated bronze doors of the Baptistery of San Giovanni at Florence. Even Canova's reliefs partook to far too great an extent of the character of ...

Google previewDictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines (1878)

by Robert Hunt

Ewh aludel had a short neck at top and bottom, so that a series of them could be fitted together, by means of the neck, in succession. The earthenware pear- shaped vessels in which the mercurial vapours are condensed, at Almaden, in Spain, ...

Google previewThe Engineers and Mechanics Encyclopaedia (1837)

Comprehending Practical Illustrations of the Machinery and Processes Employed in Every Description of Manufacture of the British Empire by Luke Herbert

ALUDEL. The recipient of vapourizing substances subjected to the operation of heat. They are generally of earthenware, and of various forms and size. Sometimes tubes are employed as aludels, and sometimes vessels of large capacity, ...

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

Aludel, an aludel, or subliming~ шиши} vessel. Ё риге, or reñned tin. .dbg/ir, efñorescence, or redness. Áluis, alcali. „Нит, symphytum, or comfrey.

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)

by Nila Gott

Arab _ DHOW chemistry _ ETNA, ALUDEL, BEAKER Chinese _ J UNK ...

Google previewThe Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopaedia Comprehending Practical Illustrations of the Machinery and Processes Employed in Every Description of Manufacture of the British Empire by Luke Hebert (1837)

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ALUDEL. The recipient of va ourizing substances subjected to the operation of heat. They are generally of earthenware, and of various forms and size. Sometimes tubes are employed as aludels, and sometimes vessels of large capacity, ...

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

by Abraham Rees

The aludel of the chemists is a kind o pot or cucurbit, generally made of earthen ware, but sometimes of glass, open at both ends for the purpose of collecting the products of dry sublimations. The matrass or cueurbit, containing the substance ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

These aludels, which are earthen vessels open at each ena, and wider in the middle than at either extremity, are supported upon an inclined terrace; and the aludel of each file, that is most distant from the furnace, terminates in a chamber built ...

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