noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.
Origin of spermaceti
Related formssper·ma·cet·i·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for spermaceti
Spermaceti candles of definite size form the measure of electric light, giving rise to the phrase "of so many candle-power."
Spermaceti is pulverised as camphor, by the aid of a few drops of spirit.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Spermaceti ointment is simple and well adapted for the purpose.The Ladies Book of Useful Information|Anonymous
Spermaceti experimented with in the same manner gave striking results.Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1|Michael Faraday
Spermaceti, the solid waxy body carried round in the Cachalot's head in solution, is a valuable whale-product.