alchemize

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v alchemize alter (elements) by alchemy
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Alchemize To change by alchemy; to transmute.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • alchemize To change by alchemy; transmute, as metals.
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Usage

In literature:

In all the alchemical doctrines mystical connections are evident, and mystical origins can generally be traced.
"Bygone Beliefs" by H. Stanley Redgrove
A. E. Waite, The Hermetic and Alchemical Writings of Paracelsus, 2 vols., London, 1894.
"A History of Science, Volume 2(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
A cabalistical and alchemical operation which is very dangerous.
"Droll Stories, Volume 1" by Honore de Balzac
A cabalistical and alchemical operation which is very dangerous.
"Droll Stories, Complete" by Honore de Balzac
The phenomenon was like some alchemical and mysterious operation.
"Hugo" by Arnold Bennett
The old, alchemical room?
"Foes" by Mary Johnston
That on the Continent it had descended through the Rosicrucians in an alchemical form seems more than probable.
"Secret Societies And Subversive Movements" by Nesta H. Webster
For the genius absorbs and alchemizes not only the industry of his silent partners, but also their ability and enthusiasm.
"The Joyful Heart" by Robert Haven Schauffler
They were amazed, as may befall us at any judgment day, when grays are strangely alchemized to white.
"Tiverton Tales" by Alice Brown
Moreover, no fact known respecting the pyramids or their builders is inconsistent with the astrological (and alchemical) theory.
"Myths and Marvels of Astronomy" by Richard A. Proctor
You may imagine that you need to belong to some "Brotherhood," in order to learn the secrets of alchemical transmutation.
"Sex=The Unknown Quantity" by Ali Nomad
There was in it an alchemic power analysis cannot define.
"Amaryllis at the Fair" by Richard Jefferies
The Hermetic and Alchemical Writings of Paracelsus, trans, by A. E. Waite, 2 vols., London, 1894.
"A History of Science, Volume 5(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
Any overt act, above all, is felt to be alchemic in its power to change.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition" by Robert Louis Stevenson
A society exists to-day the object of which is to further the knowledge of alchemical science.
"Legends & Romances of Brittany" by Lewis Spence
Djafar may thus be considered as having solved the grand alchemical problem of obtaining gold in a potable state.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper
All pretended alchemic transmutations have been performed nearly in the same manner.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
These were alchemical, astrological, and cabalistical treatises.
"Amenities of Literature" by Isaac Disraeli
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In poetry:

Where dim alchemic powers rebuild,
To Law's immutable designs,
The primal, unapparent shrines
With Being's basic mystery filled—
"The Testimony of the Suns" by George Sterling
Who knows--but, in some happy hour,
The God whose strange alchemic power
Wrought her of dust, again may turn
To woman this immortal urn.
"An Inscription" by Richard Le Gallienne
Great lucid streamers bar the sky ahead
(bifurcated banners at a tourney)
light alchemizes the brass on the bridge
into sallow gold
          now the short northern
autumn day closes quickly
"Evening: Barents Sea" by Ben Jonson
No more the leonine heroic head,
The ruling arm, great heart, and kingly eye;
No more th' alchemic tongue that turned poor themes
Of statecraft into golden-glowing dreams;
No more a man for man to deify:
Laurel no more--the heroic age is dead.
"On Mr. Gladstone's Retirement" by Richard Le Gallienne

In news:

Working in the confines of Steven Zaillian's script (informed by Mark Jacobson's New York magazine profile), each actor gives glimmers of fine work but neither hits an alchemical tipping point.
In the alchemical atmosphere of the slow cooker, the cake part rises up through the syrup, or maybe it's the syrup that sinks down through the cake.
Alchemical delights at Science of Cocktails 2012.
Written and directed by Guillermo del Toro, Pan's Labyrinth is something alchemical.
In spite of its very technical production and perceived alchemic mystery, beer should be lightly thought-provoking and imminently enjoyable.
' English relatives include 'light,' 'lunar,' 'lunatic' and 'luna,' the alchemical name for silver .
Davines Alchemic Conditioner for Natural and Coloured Hair in Red.
Pick the right two films, and you can work alchemical wonders in your own mind.
The Ashland Fire Department says the cause of the fire at Alchemical Solutions, an organic distillery on Benson Way Friday is undetermined .
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In science:

Similar results may hold for alchemical inflation scenario , in which the inflaton has a mass of soft SUSY breaking scale and oscillates around the origin after inflation.
Dissipative Effects on Reheating after Inflation
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