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1. ablāciǒun n.

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Med. and surg. (a) Removal, amputation; ablacioun of blod, bloodletting; also, removal (of the cause of a disease); (b) loss of function (in a part of the body).

2. ablūciǒun n.

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Alch. and pharm. The process by which oil or other substances, after being reduced to liquid form, are cleansed of impurities. [An emulsion is formed with hot water; this is allowed to separate, and…

3. absō̆lūciǒun n.

26 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Forgiveness of sin as pronounced by a priest or by authority of the Church, remission; esp., the sacrament of penance; (b) a document granting remission of sins, an indulgence; (c) the act of…

4. āǧent n.

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Alch. A force capable of acting upon matter, an active principle; principal agent, the chief or primary acting force.

5. albificāciǒun n.

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Alch. Whitening.

6. albificāten v.

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Alch. To whiten, as by the addition of arsenic or antimony.

7. albificātīve adj.

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Alch. Having the power to whiten.

8. alteraciǒun n.

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Phil., physiol., med., alch.: (a) Change, transformation, transmutation; (b) change for the worse, deterioration; evel alteracioun; ill effect or result; (c) change for the better, amelioration…

9. alterāten v.

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Phil., physiol., med., alch.: (a) To change, modify, transform; alteraten to (sth.); (b) to change for the worse; affect adversely; deteriorate; (c) to change for the better; affect beneficially…

10. alteren v.

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Phil., physiol., med., alch., astrol. (a) To change, modify, transform; alteren to (sth.); (b) to change for the worse; affect adversely; deteriorate; (c) to change for the better; affect…

11. altificāciǒun n.

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Alch. Vaporization, distillation.

12. animāl adj.

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Physiol. Pertaining to that 'faculty' of man, seated in the brain and the nervous system, which 'animates', i.e. produces and controls movement, perception, and thought; vertu or spirit animal.

13. antimōnie n.

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Med. & alch. Antimony.

14. ap(p)etīt n.

Additional spellings: appetit
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Physiol. & psych. An inherent urge or drive attributed to the various organs of the body (such as the genitals, the stomach, the senses), to the mental 'faculties', or to the organism as a whole…

15. arsenī̆k n.

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(a) Med. Arsenic or some of its compounds; prob., a special form of orpiment (arsenic trisulphide) distinguished from the latter by physical properties; (b) arsenik citrinum, orpiment; arsenik rubeum

16. ascenden v.

47 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) To move or proceed upward; ascend, climb, mount, soar; ascenden up(ward); board (a ship); light (upon sb.); (b) to ascend (a hill); rise to (the heavens); also, lift up, raise [quot. a1450]…

17. ascending ger.

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(a) Act of moving or climbing upward; ascending up; (b) upward direction; (c) progress.

18. ascensiǒun n.

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(a) The ascent of Christ to heaven; the Ascension; ascensioun dai, dai of ascensioun; (b) the feast day [forty days after Easter] commemorating the Ascension; ascensioun dai, ascensioun eve(n, the…

19. asshe n.(2)

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(a) Ashes of combustible materials; brennen to asshe; turnen to asshe; (b) ashes as used in medicaments, for making lye, etc.; (c) hot ashes or coals, as for baking.

20. auripigment n.

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(a) A sulphide of arsenic, orpiment; esp., the trisulphide of arsenic, yellow orpiment [used in med. and alch., and regarded as a precious stone]; (b) disulphide of arsenic, red orpiment, realgar.