Origin of phlogistic
OTHER WORDS FROM phlogisticpost·phlo·gis·tic, adjective
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How to use phlogistic in a sentence
The weak point of the phlogistic theory was its practical disregard of the phenomena of weight.
It will be seen from this that the phlogistic theory was a step towards chemistry and away from alchemy.A History of Science, Volume 4(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
The theory advocated by Lavoisier came to displace the phlogistic conception; but at first its acceptance was slow.
It thus happened that in the earlier treatises on phlogistic chemistry organic substances were grouped with all combustibles.
During the phlogistic period, the detection of the constituents of compounds was considerably developed.