alchemist alchemist  /ˈæl tʃə mɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) one who was versed in the practice of alchemy and who sought an elixir of life and a panacea and an alkahest and the philosopher's stone

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Alchemists turned out to be an un appreciated and neglected lot, because they failed to make gold.
  2. The breakthrough came in 1982, when Ovshinsky, the self-made alchemist, invented small, powerful batteries made from alloys called nickel metal hydrides.
  3. Like Nelson Mandela, another alchemist who redeemed human nature by example, she depends on ordinary supporters to keep herself and her work alive.

News

  1. New Silver Spoon TV Ad Previews miwa, Sukima Switch's Theme Songs

    Anime adaptation of Fullmetal Alchemist creator's latest manga series to begin airing July 11
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Anime News Network

  2. Fist of the North Star's Raoh Voice Actor Kenji Utsumi Passes Away

    Voice of Armstrong in Fullmetal Alchemist, Millard Johnson in Macross Plus was 75
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Anime News Network

  3. Mac Miller To Click With Prodigy And Alchemist For 'RapFix Live'

    Don't miss Mac, Prodigy and Alchemist on Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET on MTV Jams and RapFix.MTV.com.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MTV

Quotes

  1. Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman of The Weinstein Company stated: "Personally producing a project is rare for me, but bringing 'The Alchemist' to the screen has been my dream. It is a spiritual and moving story and I am thrilled to be working side by...
    on May 18, 2008 By: Harvey Weinstein Source: StreetInsider.com (subscription)

  2. In a press release from Sea Lion Books, Coelho says of the project: "It was an old dream of mine to have The Alchemist as a graphic novel. I had received several proposals but none of them came anywhere near the classical vision I have in my mind...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Paulo Coelho Source: Independent

  3. Spencer added: "First of all well done to David Sullivan and partners for having the guts to buy Royal Alchemist and also to her jockey Michael Tebbutt for setting such a lovely gallop. It made my job so easy and this fella is a little rocket. I was...
    on Jul 8, 2006 By: Jamie Spencer Source: Sportinglife.com

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