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chemistry

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noun chem·is·try \ˈke-mə-strē\

Simple Definition of chemistry

  • : a science that deals with the structure and properties of substances and with the changes that they go through

  • : the structure and properties of a substance : the way a substance changes and reacts with other substances

  • : a strong attraction between people

Full Definition of chemistry

plural chem·is·tries

  1. 1 :  a science that deals with the composition, structure, and properties of substances and with the transformations that they undergo

  2. 2 a :  the composition and chemical properties of a substance <the chemistry of iron> b :  chemical processes and phenomena (as of an organism) <blood chemistry>

  3. 3 a :  a strong mutual attraction, attachment, or sympathy <they have a special chemistry> b :  interaction between people working together; specifically :  such interaction when harmonious or effective <a team lacking chemistry>

Examples of chemistry

  1. studying the chemistry of gasoline

  2. They tried dating, but there was no chemistry between them.

  3. the chemistry of the office



1646

First Known Use of chemistry

1646

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chemistry

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noun chem·is·try \ˈkem-ə-strē\

Medical Definition of chemistry

plural chem·is·tries

  1. 1:  a science that deals with the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the transformations that they undergo

  2. 2a:  the composition and chemical properties of a substance <the chemistry of hemoglobin>b:  chemical processes and phenomena (as of an organism) <blood chemistry>





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