Alkahest means: The fabled "universal solvent" of the alchemists; a menstruum capable of dissolving all bodies.
Alkalamide means: One of a series of compounds that may be regarded as ammonia in which a part of the hydrogen has been replaced by basic, and another part by acid, atoms or radicals.
Alkalescence means: Alt. of Alkalescency
Alkalescency means: A tendency to become alkaline; or the state of a substance in which alkaline properties begin to be developed, or to predominant.
Alkalescent means: Tending to the properties of an alkali; slightly alkaline.
Alkalis means: of Alkali
Alkalies means: of Alkali
Alkali means: Soda ash; caustic soda, caustic potash, etc.
Alkali means: One of a class of caustic bases, such as soda, potash, ammonia, and lithia, whose distinguishing peculiarities are solubility in alcohol and water, uniting with oils and fats to form soap, neutralizing and forming salts with acids, turning to brown several vegetable yellows, and changing reddened litmus to blue.
Alkalifiable means: Capable of being alkalified, or converted into an alkali.
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.
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