Empyreal air, oxygen gas.

(Em*pyr"e*al), n. Empyrean. Mrs. Browning.

(Em`py*re"an) n. [See Empyreal.] The highest heaven, where the pure element of fire was supposed by the ancients to subsist.

The empyrean rung
With hallelujahs.

(Em`py*re"an), a. Empyreal. Akenside.

(||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.

(Em`py*reu*mat"ic Em`py*reu*mat"ic*al) a. [Cf. F. empyreumatique.] Of or pertaining to empyreuma; as, an empyreumatic odor.

Empyreumatic oils, oils obtained by distilling various organic substances at high temperatures. Brande & C.

(Em`py*reu"ma*tize) v. t. To render empyreumatic. [R.]

(Em*pyr"ic*al) a. [Gr. in fire. See Empyreal.] Containing the combustible principle of coal. Kirwan.

(||Em"py*ro"sis) n. [NL., fr. Gr. in + to burn.] A general fire; a conflagration. [Obs.] Sir M. Hale.

(Em"rods) n. pl. See Emerods. [Obs.]

(E"mu) n. [Cf. Pg. ema ostrich, F. émou, émeu, emu.] (Zoöl.) A large Australian bird, of two species related to the cassowary and the ostrich. The emu runs swiftly, but is unable to fly. [Written also emeu and emew.]

The name is sometimes erroneously applied, by the Brazilians, to the rhea, or South American ostrich.

Emu wren. See in the Vocabulary.

(Em*puse") n. [LL. empusa, Gr. .] A phantom or specter. [Obs.] Jer. Taylor.

(Em*puz"zle) v. t. [Pref. em- + puzzle.] To puzzle. [Archaic] Sir T. Browne.

(||Em`py*e"ma) n. [NL., fr. Gr. from to suppurate; in + pus.] (Med.) A collection of blood, pus, or other fluid, in some cavity of the body, especially that of the pleura. Dunglison.

The term empyema is now restricted to a collection of pus in the cavity of the pleura.

(||Em`py*e"sis) n. [NL., fr. Gr. suppuration.] (Med.) An eruption of pustules.

(Em*pyr"e*al) a. [L. empyrius, empyreus, fiery, Gr. in fire, fiery; in + fire. See In, and Fire.] Formed of pure fire or light; refined beyond aërial substance; pertaining to the highest and purest region of heaven.

Go, soar with Plato to the empyreal sphere.

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