alembic definition

  • noun:
    • An apparatus composed of two vessels linked by a tube, formerly used for distilling fluids.
    • A device that purifies or alters by an activity similar to distillation.
    • an early on chemical apparatus, composed of two retorts connected by a tube, always purify substances by distillation
    • An apparatus formerly used in distillation, frequently made from cup or material. It offers mostly given spot to the retort and worm still.
    • A vessel previously found in chemistry for distillation, and usually made from glass or copper.
    • ergo any such thing which works a big change or transformation: as, the alembic of sorrow.
    • an obsolete style of container used for distillation; two retorts connected by a tube
  • others:
    • To distil since by an alembic; acquire as in the shape of an alembic.

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