Definition of Alchemical

1. Adjective. Related to or concerned with alchemy.

Exact synonyms: Alchemic
Partainyms: Alchemy, Alchemy
Derivative terms: Alchemy, Alchemy



Definition of Alchemical

1. Adjective. (chemistry) Of or pertaining to the medieval chemical science and philosophy of alchemy. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to an unexplainable transmutation. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the creation of something special out of a common material. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Alchemical

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Alchemical

1. Of or relating to alchemy. Origin: Cf. F. Alchimique. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alchemical

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Literary usage of Alchemical

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1891)
"This curious chart, indicating the method of manufacturing gold in twelve steps, is to be found among a number of alchemical writings collected by the ..."

2. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1823)
"Maier here arrives at a period when the alchemical art did really flourish. Many of the writers whom he quotes were addicted to its study, and, ..."

3. Scientific Memoirs, Being Experimental Contributions to a Knowledge of by John William Draper (1878)
"alchemical attempts to modify metals.—Exposure of silver chloride to a burning-lens.—The resulting silver is not acted upon by nitric acid. ..."

4. A History of Chemistry by Francis Paul Armitage (1906)
"He will admit a possibility of doubt as to the The character of alchemical labours. The philosopher's stone as a universal medicine. ..."

5. Catching the Thread: Sufism, Dreamwork, and Jungian Psychology by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee (1998)
"... THE alchemical OPUS II: THE INNER PARTNER The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. ..."

6. Index to the Sloane Manuscripts in the British Museum by British Museum Dept. of Manuscripts, Hans Sloane, Edward John Long Scott, Samuel Ayscough (1904)
"alchemical process, 1572. 3661, f. 216. Algiers. Relation of the escape of Englishmen out of, 1640. 3317, f. 8. Chas. II. 2755, f. 52 b. ..."

7. History of the Bastile, and of Its Principal Captives by Richard Alfred Davenport (1838)
"... an alchemical impostor —The count de Grance' and the Marquis de Praslin—The prince Palatine—Count Philip d'Agile—Charles ..."

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