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Alchemy Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Alchemy

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The squared circle is a 17th century alchemical symbol for the creation of the Philosopher's Stone.

The 'squared circle' or 'squaring the circle' is a 17th century alchemical glyph or symbol for the creation of the Philosopher's Stone.

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Definition: Several definitions of alchemy exist. Originally, alchemy was an ancient tradition of sacred chemistry used to discern the spiritual and temporal nature of reality, its structure, laws, and functions.

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