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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An obsolete kind of container used for distillation..

Usage examples (38)
  • The alembic is a kind of still that has been used since ancient times and continues to be used even today in the production of cognac,
  • Gilbert White's phrase, forms the best "alembic" for distilling water from fog at all times of the year.
  • The meat of them has been transmuted in the alembic of
  • He had an alembic of his own which made old things new. for more
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