Origin of plasma
Related Words for plasmicbiological, nuclear, prime, living, primitive, necessary, integral, constitutional, primary, original, fundamental, essential, principal, anatomical, animate, basal, elemental, inherent, innate, live
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Historical Examples of plasmic
And the chemical constituents of its plasmic inner body is but slightly different from that of the crystals.Dynamic Thought
William Walker Atkinson
M. Roze believes, therefore, that the motion is a plasmic one, the protoplasm being the vital and animating part of the cell.Everyday Objects
W. H. Davenport Adams
The effective stimulus in a plasmic substance is dependent on its own nature and the influence which it receives from without.
A plasmic substance causes definite chemical and physical changes only when it is present in a certain condition of motion.
Moreover, the greatest potency of spiritual power is at the beginnings in the most plasmic conditions of matter.
- a hot ionized material consisting of nuclei and electrons. It is sometimes regarded as a fourth state of matter and is the material present in the sun, most stars, and fusion reactors
- the ionized gas in an electric discharge or spark, containing positive ions and electrons and a small number of negative ions together with un-ionized material
Word Origin for plasma
1712, "form, shape" (earlier plasm), from Late Latin plasma, from Greek plasma "something molded or created," hence "image, figure; counterfeit, forgery; formed style, affectation," from plassein "to mold," originally "to spread thin," from PIE *plath-yein, from root *pele- (2) "flat, to spread" (see plane (n.1)). Sense of "liquid part of blood" is from 1845; that of "ionized gas" is 1928.