What does Chemistry mean?

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ˈkɛm ə striChem·ist·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chemistry, chemical sciencenoun

    the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

  2. chemistrynoun

    the chemical composition and properties of a substance or object

    "the chemistry of soil"

  3. chemistry, interpersonal chemistry, alchemynoun

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. chemistrynoun

    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.

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

  2. chemistrynoun

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

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

  3. chemistrynoun

    The mutual attraction between two people; rapport.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chemistrynoun

    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

    Etymology: [From Chemist. See Alchemy.]

  2. Chemistrynoun

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

    Etymology: [From Chemist. See Alchemy.]

  3. Chemistrynoun

    a treatise on chemistry

    Etymology: [From Chemist. See Alchemy.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chemistry

    kem′is-tri, formerly Chym′istry, n. the science which treats of the properties of substances both elementary and compound, and of the laws of their combination and action one upon another.—adjs. Chem′ic, -al (Chem′ico-, in many compound words), Chemiat′ric (a Paracelsian term, Gr. chēmeia, chemistry, iatreia, medical treatment).—adv. Chem′ically.—n.pl. Chem′icals, substances which form the subject of chemical effects.—ns. Chem′ism, chemical action; Chem′ist, one skilled in chemistry, specially a druggist or apothecary.—Chemical affinity, the name given to the tendency to combine with one another which is exhibited by many substances, or to the force by which the substances constituting a compound are held together; Chemical notation, a method of expressing the composition of chemical substances and representing chemical changes, by certain known symbols and formulæ; Chemical works, manufactories where chemical processes are carried on for trade, as alkali works, &c. [From Alchemy (q.v.).]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  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 Medicine

  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 Dictionary

  1. Chemistry

    The science treating of atomic and molecular relations of the elements and of chemical compounds of the same.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chemistry in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chemistry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Chemistry in a Sentence

  1. Melissa Gilbert:

    He had me read a scene, i had auditioned, and then he said: ‘I’ve written this special scene for you, I’d like you to do it with the actor. I want to see the chemistry with the two of you.’ And the whole scene was just my character on her hands and knees saying, ‘Do me, baby.’ Really dirty, horrible.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Philosophy, culture, science, and psychology are often unrelated to neuroscience. Therefore, many theories are fantasy. Through neurobiology, you can learn the anatomy and chemistry of an evolving philosophy. Since thinking is a synthesis of neuro-chemical processes of the instincts of egoism at a subconscious level.

  3. The DOE:

    Dr. Charles Lieber, chair of Harvard Universitys Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department, was indicted for lying about Charles Lieber involvement with the Chinese governments Thousand Talents Plan and admitting that Harvard Universitys Chemistry lacks adequate institutional controls for effective oversight and tracking of very large donations.

  4. Paul Auerbach:

    They have lost muscle mass and may have body chemistry abnormalities. So the medical evaluation and treatment will undoubtedly include rehydration, either intravenously or orally. It's possible that some of them may have suffered infectious diarrhea.

  5. President Trump:

    I want to have a good relationship with North Korea. I want to have a good relationship with many other countries, we had great chemistry. He gave us a lot.

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