Definitions for Chemistryˈkɛm ə stri

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. 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

  2. chemistry(noun)

    the chemical composition and properties of a substance or object

    "the chemistry of soil"

  3. 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"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. chemistry(Noun)

    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.

  2. chemistry(Noun)

    An application of chemical theory and method to a particular substance.

  3. chemistry(Noun)

    The mutual attraction between two people; rapport.

  4. Origin: First coined 1605. From chemist, chymist, from alchimista, from الكيمياء, from article ال- + χυμεία, from χύμα, from χυμός, from χέω.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Chemistry(noun)

    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

  2. Chemistry(noun)

    an application of chemical theory and method to the consideration of some particular subject; as, the chemistry of iron; the chemistry of indigo

  3. Chemistry(noun)

    a treatise on chemistry

  4. Origin: [From Chemist. See Alchemy.]

The Nuttall EncyclopediaRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Chemistry

    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 MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Chemistry

    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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Chemistry

    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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    Rank popularity for the word 'Chemistry' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4673

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Chemistry' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2923

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Chemistry' in Nouns Frequency: #1819


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