Second Years Guide to Ace Alchemy: A Study Guide

written by Lily Lavender

This book is intended for all who need a quick study reference guide for ALCH-201. It has a glossary of terms & its appropriate meanings for the entire course. Each chapter is based on a lesson; where it won't go into grave detail, but will give you the necessary components to study for upcoming tests & assignments. This does not include mid-term & final exams. All detailed information about each topic is in your official lessons with the Professor. DO NOT COPY AS IT IS PLAGIARISM!

Last Updated

06/06/22

Chapters

10

Reads

528

Alchemy Glossary

Chapter 1

Aditus ⊱ The start of the transitional phase & lasts the whole process. Also known as the beginning.

Aether ⊱ Matter that fills the universe over the earth. Some alchemists believe this should be added to the Four Aspects. It demonstrates how light moves around & gravity.

Alloy ⊱ A mixture of a metal & an element.

Alphabet of the Magi ⊱ Carving angelic names into stone. Used to enchant objects.

Amalgamation ⊱ A blend of silver & gold.

Anu ⊱ Another word for atom. Atoms are impossible to separate, everlasting, & undetectable to the eye. Atoms that are the same can combine together to make a group of two or three atoms.

Aqua Regia ⊱ Royal water.

Barathri ⊱ When the transitional phase is over. Also known as the abyss.

Base Metals ⊱ Elements that can be destroyed with oxygen.

Binary Molecular Compound ⊱ Compounds which are created with two non-metal elements.

Chemical Nomenclature ⊱ Rules to list the names of chemical compounds.

Classical Planets ⊱ The Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, & Saturn.

Colloidal Gold ⊱ A delay of nanoparticles in fluids. Gold particles are unable to be resolved.

Conjunctio ⊱ Connected by a mystical marriage.

Crucible ⊱A case that can be used to change or melt a metal. Elements such as aluminum, silver, brass, & gold can be melted.

Element ⊱ A chemical substance that is formed by a particular type of atom.

Elixir of Life ⊱ Increases life as long as it is drunk often.

Essencier ⊱ A tank filled with essential oil & water.

Four Aspects ⊱ These are the stable elements that are common knowledge. They include Earth, Water, Fire, & Air.

Great Work ⊱ Phases Nigredo, Albedo, Citrinitas, & Rubedo. Also known as the Magnum Opus.

Hemoglobins ⊱ Proteins that hold iron.

Homunculus ⊱ A tiny human or creature. A synthetic revival of humans.

Hydrochloric Acid ⊱ A solution made up of hydrogen chloride & water. It is odorless & colorless.

International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry ⊱ Also known as IUPAC. Created in 1919 & known for standardizing nomenclature.

Laudanum ⊱ An elixir that can decrease pain in the nineteenth century.

Moon Rabbit ⊱ A Chinese tale about a rabbit that lives on the Moon. The rabbit is said to be afriend of the Moon goddess, Chang'e. The rabbit would use a mortar & pestle to create the Elixir of Life.

Mullite ⊱ An aluminum silicate created by a form of clay.

Noble Metals ⊱ Elements that can't be easily destroyed with oxygen.

Nuclear Transmutation ⊱ Metals of a certain atomic weight will break apart from radioactive decoy & alter into lead.

Ouroboros ⊱ A snake or a dragon biting its tail. This is a symbolism of continuous life & death by destroying & re-creating life on its own.

Oxidation ⊱ A decrease in electrons & an increase in oxygen particles.

Panacea ⊱ A potion which restored health & lengthened life.

Philosopher's Stone ⊱ A substance that can turn metal into gold, cure sicknesses, & can be used for the Elixir of Life. This stone can also bring back dead plants, turn crystals into diamonds, produce everlasting lamps, produce supple glass, & produce a homunculus.

Philosopher's Wool ⊱ Burned zinc. Also known as Nix alba or white snow.

Platinum Group ⊱ Comprised of platinum, iridium, ruthenium, osmium, palladium, & rhodium.

Rasavadom ⊱ A subdivision of alchemy.

Reduction ⊱ An increase in electrons & a decrease in oxygen particles.

Seven Planetary Aspects ⊱ These are physical planets as well as spiritual.

Theory of Innovations ⊱ A thesis believing that Sarus Ignus did not have evidence of Panacea being real. This was written by Tyrus Smith.

Three Primes ⊱ These links us to the universe & it shapes who we are. Also known as tria prima. It consists of sulphur, mercury, & salt.

Transitional ⊱ When one planet's characteristics transfers to another. Also known as medio.

Transitional Period ⊱ Also known as TP. Between one to thirty-one days.

Vaisheshkia ⊱ One of six orthodox Hindu schools in India.

Vaisheshkia Sutra ⊱ The common language used at the Vaisheshika Hindu school.

Vark ⊱ A fancy foil that can be eaten, though it is also silver.

Wandlore ⊱ The study of wands.

Zhou Dynasty ⊱ – Lasted from 1046 B.C.E. to 256 B.C.E., which is the most long term dynasty in China. Confucianism & Taoism were founded in this dynasty.

Hogwarts is Here © 2022
HogwartsIsHere.com was made for fans, by fans, and is not endorsed or supported directly or indirectly with Warner Bros. Entertainment, JK Rowling, Wizarding World Digital, or any of the official Harry Potter trademark/right holders.
Powered by minerva-b