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Definition of Alchemy

Alchemy

  1. An imaginary art which aimed to transmute the baser metals into gold, to find the panacea, or universal remedy for diseases, etc. It led the way to modern chemistry.
  2. A mixed metal composed mainly of brass, formerly used for various utensils; hence, a trumpet.
  3. Miraculous power of transmuting something common into something precious.

Alchemy Quotations

Leaders must invoke an alchemy of great vision.
Henry A. Kissinger

The essence of cinema is editing. It's the combination of what can be extraordinary images of people during emotional moments, or images in a general sense, put together in a kind of alchemy.
Francis Ford Coppola

You don't have to be a chef or even a particularly good cook to experience proper kitchen alchemy: the moment when ingredients combine to form something more delectable than the sum of their parts.
Erin Morgenstern

20th-century totalitarian movements were no more defined by a rejection of Judeo-Christianity than they were defined by a rejection of astrology, alchemy, Confucianism, Scientology, or any of hundreds of other belief systems.
Steven Pinker

Although Alchemy has now fallen into contempt, and is even considered a thing of the past, the physicain should not be influenced by such judgements.
Paracelsus
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Alchemy Translations

alchemy in French is alchimie
alchemy in Swedish is alkemi

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