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Origin of phlogistic
OTHER WORDS FROM phlogisticpost·phlo·gis·tic, adjective
Words nearby phlogistic
Example sentences from the Web for phlogistic
The phlogistic chemists recognized the equation between cal.A History of Science, Volume 3(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
Respect the character of your auditors; and, above all things, have mercy upon the phlogistic imagination of Lisardo!Bibliomania; or Book-Madness|Thomas Frognall Dibdin
May not this phlogistic matter be even the most essential part of the food and support of both vegetable and animal bodies?Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air|Joseph Priestley
Associated words: phlogistic, phlogogenous, antiphlogistic, demulcent delitescence.Putnam's Word Book|Louis A. Flemming
The theory advocated by Lavoisier came to displace the phlogistic conception; but at first its acceptance was slow.