chemist

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noun chem·ist \ˈke-mist\

Definition of chemist

  1. 1a obsolete :  alchemistb :  one trained in chemistry

  2. 2 British :  pharmacist

Examples of chemist in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of chemist

New Latin chimista, short for Medieval Latin alchimista


First Known Use: 1559



CHEMIST Defined for English Language Learners

chemist

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Definition of chemist for English Language Learners

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


CHEMIST Defined for Kids

chemist

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noun chem·ist \ˈke-mist\

Definition of chemist for Students

  1. :  a person trained or engaged in chemistry


Medical Dictionary

chemist

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noun chem·ist \ˈkem-əst\

Medical Definition of chemist

  1. 1:  one trained in chemistry

  2. 2British :  pharmacist



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