Associations to the word «Alchemy»

Wiktionary

ALCHEMY, noun. (uncountable) The ancient search for a universal panacea, and of the philosopher's stone, that eventually developed into chemistry.
ALCHEMY, noun. (countable) The causing of any sort of mysterious sudden transmutation.
ALCHEMY, noun. (computing) (slang) (countable) Any elaborate transformation process or algorithm.

Dictionary definition

ALCHEMY, noun. The way two individuals relate to each other; "their chemistry was wrong from the beginning -- they hated each other"; "a mysterious alchemy brought them together".
ALCHEMY, noun. A pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times.

Wise words

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.
Victor Hugo