Definition of Phlegms

1. Noun. (plural of phlegm) ¹



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Definition of Phlegms

1. phlegm [n] - See also: phlegm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phlegms

phlegmatizes
phlegmatizing
phlegmier
phlegmiest
phlegmily
phlegmon
phlegmonous
phlegmonous abscess
phlegmonous cellulitis
phlegmonous enteritis
phlegmonous erysipelas
phlegmonous gastritis
phlegmonous mastitis
phlegmonous ulcer
phlegmons
phlegms (current term)
phlegmy
phleme
phleomycin
phleomycins
phleum
phlobaphene
phloem
phloemic
phloemlike
phloems
phlogistian
phlogistians
phlogistic
phlogistical

Literary usage of Phlegms

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1. The Complete Confectioner, Or, Housekeeper's Guide: To a Simple and Speedy by Hannah Glasse, Maria Wilson (1800)
"... is, that whether they have been put in digestion or not; whether the phlegms or faints have rose before the spirits, or the spirit* before the ..."

2. Wood products: Distillates and Extracts by Paul Dumesny, J. Noyer (1908)
"... the liquid issuing from the condenser is collected, according to the stage the distillation has reached, in one of the two tanks reserved for phlegms, ..."

3. A Treatise on the Taxation of Fixed Capital by Emile-Justin Menier, James O'Gallighan (1880)
"By tolerance, be it well understood, the excise allows him to distil phlegms of treacle at 25 degrees only, to be converted into vinegar up to 25 degrees ..."

4. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1893)
"Influence of the Acidity of Worts on the Composition of the phlegms. ... The phlegms obtained from acidulous worts contain more higher alcohols than those ..."

5. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"These phlegms, or condensed liquids, are partially redistilled in their progress; and the remainder pass through the fifth, or lowest, of these reversed ..."

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