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Definition: Hermetic art
Hermetic \Her*met"ic\, Hermetical \Her*met"ic*al\, a. [F.
herm['e]tique. See Note under Hermes, 1.]
1. Of, pertaining to, or taught by, Hermes Trismegistus; as,
hermetic philosophy. Hence: Alchemical; chemic.
“Delusions of the hermetic art.” --Burke.
The alchemists, as the people were called who tried
to make gold, considered themselves followers of
Hermes, and often called themselves Hermetic
philosophers. --A. B.
2. Of or pertaining to the system which explains the causes
of diseases and the operations of medicine on the
principles of the hermetic philosophy, and which made much
use, as a remedy, of an alkali and an acid; as, hermetic
3. Made perfectly close or air-tight by fusion, so that no
gas or spirit can enter or escape; as, an hermetic seal.
See Note under Hermetically.
Hermetic art, alchemy.
(a) Books of the Egyptians, which treat of astrology.
(b) Books which treat of universal principles, of the
nature and orders of celestial beings, of medicine,
and other topics.