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chemist

noun chem·ist \ˈke-mist\

: a person who studies or does research in the science of chemistry

Full Definition of CHEMIST

1
a obsolete :  alchemist
b :  one trained in chemistry
2
British :  pharmacist
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Examples of CHEMIST

  1. <let's ask the chemist whether it's safe to take these two drugs together>

Origin of CHEMIST

New Latin chimista, short for Medieval Latin alchimista
First Known Use: 1562

Related to CHEMIST

Other Job Terms

factotum, milliner, ostler, scrivener, tinker, webster, wordsmith
CHEMIST Defined for Kids

chemist

noun chem·ist \ˈke-mist\

Definition of CHEMIST for Kids

:  a person trained or engaged in chemistry
Medical Dictionary

chemist

noun chem·ist \ˈkem-əst\

Medical Definition of CHEMIST

1
:  one trained in chemistry
2
British :  pharmacist

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