Dictionary

chemistry

noun chem·is·try \ˈke-mə-strē\

: 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

plural chem·is·tries

Full Definition of CHEMISTRY

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

First Known Use of CHEMISTRY

1646

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, solute, viscous
CHEMISTRY Defined for Kids

chemistry

noun chem·is·try \ˈke-mə-strē\

Definition of CHEMISTRY for Kids

1
:  a science that deals with the composition and properties of substances and of the changes they undergo
2
:  chemical composition and properties <the chemistry of food>
Medical Dictionary

chemistry

noun chem·is·try \ˈkem-ə-strē\
plural chem·is·tries

Medical Definition of CHEMISTRY

1
:  a science that deals with the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the transformations that they undergo
2
a :  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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