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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 alem·bic /əˈlɛmbɪk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 alem·bic /əˈlɛmbɪk/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·lem·bic n.  An apparatus formerly used in distillation, usually made of glass or metal. It has mostly given place to the retort and worm still.
 Note: Used also metaphorically.
    The alembic of a great poet's imagination.   --Brimley.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an obsolete kind of container used for distillation; two
          retorts connected by a tube