metachemistry

noun
meta·​chemistry | \ "+ \

Definition of metachemistry

1 : chemistry beyond the bounds of chemistry proper (as in a nonmaterial sphere) : highly speculative chemistry
2 : a branch of chemistry that deals with substances (as molecules in activated metastable states) capable of releasing abnormally large amounts of energy in comparison with their mass

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History and Etymology for metachemistry

meta- + chemistry

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“Metachemistry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metachemistry. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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