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philosopher's stone

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishphilosopher's stonephiˌlosopher’s ˈstone noun [singular]  RPan imaginary substance that was thought in the past to have the power to change any other metal into gold
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philosopher's stoneAll that is needed is for the philosopher's stone of artistic intention to be applied to them.There is more than a hint of the search for the philosopher's stone.
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