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Definition of "alchemical" []

  • Of or pertaining to the medieval chemical science and philosophy of alchemy. (adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to an unexplainable transmutation. (adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to the creation of something special out of a common material. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "alchemical" in a sentence
  • "You know 1/6 of his writingsNewton wrote a tremendous amountwas caught up in alchemical knowledge in one way or the other and he believed that there were secrets to be uncovered, that the ancients had this great knowledge."
  • "Which is to say, bluntly and for those with ears to hear, that to work the Wheel of Fortune you need to work two things, not one as is the common practice in alchemical circles."
  • "First found in Chinese alchemical works emphasizing the lengthening of life and the search for immortality, medical alchemy was integrated first into Islamic and then into Western alchemy and medicine."