chemism

noun chem·ism \ˈkeˌmizəm\

Definition of chemism

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  chemical activity or affinity

  2. 2 :  chemical property or relationship

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Origin and Etymology of chemism

modification (influenced by English chemistry) of French chimisme, from chimie chemistry (from Medieval Latin chimia, from alchimia alchemy) + -isme -ism — more at alchemy


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