Empyrean

Em`py*re"an

, a. Empyreal. Akenside.
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Em`py*reu"ma

(?), n. [NL., from Gr. a live coal covered with ashes, fr. to set on fire, fr. : cf. F. empyreume. See Empyreal.] (Chem.) The peculiar smell and taste arising from products of decomposition of animal or vegetable substances when burnt in close vessels.

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Em`py*reu*mat"ic

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Em`py*reu*mat"ic*al

(?), } a. [Cf. F. empyreumatique.] Of or pertaining to empyreuma; as, an empyreumatic odor.
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Empyreumatic oils, oils obtained by distilling various organic substances at high temperatures. Brande & C.
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