Definitions for Chemistryˈkɛm ə stri
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
chem•is•tryˈkɛm ə stri(n.)(pl.)-tries.
the science that systematically studies the composition, properties, and activity of organic and inorganic substances and various elementary forms of matter.
chemical properties, reactions, phenomena, etc.:
the chemistry of carbon.
sympathetic understanding; rapport. sexual attraction.
Category: Common Vocabulary
the constituent elements of something:
the chemistry of love.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of chemistry:
1590–1600; earlier chymistry; see chemist , -ry
chemistry, chemical science(noun)
the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
the chemical composition and properties of a substance or object
"the chemistry of soil"
chemistry, interpersonal chemistry, alchemy(noun)
the way two individuals relate to each other
"their chemistry was wrong from the beginning -- they hated each other"; "a mysterious alchemy brought them together"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
chemistry(noun)ˈkɛm ə stri
the science concerning matter and what it is made of
chemistryˈkɛm ə stri
an emotional or romantic connection between two people
There's no chemistry between them.
The branch of natural science that deals with the composition and constitution of substances and the changes that they undergo as a consequence of alterations in the constitution of their molecules.
An application of chemical theory and method to a particular substance.
The mutual attraction between two people; rapport.
Origin: First coined 1605. From chemist, chymist, from alchimista, from الكيمياء, from article ال- + χυμεία, from χύμα, from χυμός, from χέω.
that branch of science which treats of the composition of substances, and of the changes which they undergo in consequence of alterations in the constitution of the molecules, which depend upon variations of the number, kind, or mode of arrangement, of the constituent atoms. These atoms are not assumed to be indivisible, but merely the finest grade of subdivision hitherto attained. Chemistry deals with the changes in the composition and constitution of molecules. See Atom, Molecule
an application of chemical theory and method to the consideration of some particular subject; as, the chemistry of iron; the chemistry of indigo
a treatise on chemistry
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the science that treats of elementary bodies and their combinations: inorganic, relating to physical compounds; organic, relating to vegetable and animal compounds.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A basic science concerned with the composition, structure, and properties of matter; and the reactions that occur between substances and the associated energy exchange.
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
The science treating of atomic and molecular relations of the elements and of chemical compounds of the same.
British National Corpus
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Translations for Chemistry
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(the science that deals with) the nature of substances and the ways in which they act on, or combine with, each other
Chemistry was his favourite subject; the chemistry of the blood.
- skeikunde, chemieAfrikaans
- químicaPortuguese (BR)
- die ChemieGerman
- scheikunde, chemische eigenschappenDutch
- دكيميا علم چه دشيانو اود هغو په تر كيباتو او تغيراتو په شاوخوا كې خبظى كوىPashto
- 化學Chinese (Trad.)
- علم کیمیاUrdu
- hóa họcVietnamese
- 化学Chinese (Simp.)
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