analytical chemistry

noun

: the branch of chemistry that deals with analysis

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1763, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of analytical chemistry was circa 1763

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“Analytical chemistry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/analytical%20chemistry. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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