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hermetics

(hɜːˈmɛtɪks)
n
alchemy

hermetics

the occult sciences, especially alchemy. Cf. Hermeticism1. — hermetist, n.hermetic, hermetical, adj.
See also: Alchemy
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There is no one, not even the hermetics, who does not find in the symbols of the grand portal a satisfactory compendium of their science, of which the Church of Saint-Jacques de la Boucherie was so complete a hieroglyph.
Acquired in June this year, Martec is the Amphenol military and aerospace operations design and development centre for hermetics, from where further developments in hermetically sealed connectivity products for the aerospace industry will be developed.
Melbourne, FL, September 29, 2010 --(PR.com)-- SRI Hermetics' laser weldable hermetic aluminum Nano-Miniature Dual Lobe Single Row connectors conform to MIL-DTL-32139/2 (receptacles) and are available in 9, 15, 21, 25, 31, 37, and 51 pin/socket configurations.