alembic former distilling apparatus. XIV. ME. alambic, alembike — (O)F. alambic — medL. alembicus — Arab. al-'anbīḳ i.e. AL-2, 'anbīḳ still — Gr. ámbix, ambīk- cup, cap of still. Almost superseded by the aphetic limbeck (earlier lembik) from XV to XVII, when the full form again came into vogue.
More From encyclopedia.com
Al-kashi , Al-Kāsh Al-Kāshī (or Al-Kāshānī), Ghiyāth Al-Dīn Jamshīd Mas’ūd (b. Kāshān, Iran; d. Samarkand [now in Uzbek, U.S.S.R], 22 June 1429) astronomy, math… Shatt Al Arab , Shatt al Arab (shät äl ä´räb), tidal river, 120 mi (193 km) long, formed by the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, flowing SE to the Pers… Pan-arabism , Also known as Arab nationalism, pan-Arabism is the ideology that calls for the political unity of Arab peoples and states. By consensus, Arabness is… Macmillan , Macmillan •Alan, gallon, talon •raglan •biathlon, heptathlon, pentathlon, tetrathlon, triathlon •Guatemalan, Marlon •Ellen, felon, Magellan, Mellon,… Arab , A person who speaks Arabic as a first language and self-identifies as Arab. Arabs comprise less than one-quarter of the world's 1.2 billion Muslims.… Arabic Languages , Arabic languages, members of the West Semitic group of the Semitic subdivision of the Afroasiatic family of languages (see Afroasiatic languages). Th…
About this article
All Sources -
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Topic
You Might Also Like