chemistry

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noun chem·is·try \ˈke-mə-strē\

Definition of chemistry

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chemistries

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

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

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

Examples of chemistry in a sentence

  1. studying the chemistry of gasoline

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

  3. the chemistry of the office

Origin and Etymology of chemistry

see chemist


First Known Use: 1646

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CHEMISTRY Defined for English Language Learners

chemistry

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noun chem·is·try \ˈke-mə-strē\

Definition of chemistry for English Language Learners

  • : 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


CHEMISTRY Defined for Kids

chemistry

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noun chem·is·try \ˈke-mə-strē\

Definition of chemistry for Students

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

  2. 2 :  chemical composition and properties the chemistry of food


Medical Dictionary

chemistry

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noun chem·is·try \ˈkem-ə-strē\

Medical Definition of chemistry

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chemistries

  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 hemoglobinb:  chemical processes and phenomena (as of an organism) blood chemistry


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