What does Chemistry mean?

Definitions for Chemistry
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.

  2. chemistrynoun

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

  3. chemistrynoun

    The mutual attraction between two people; rapport.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Chemistry

Wikipedia

  1. Chemistry

    Chemistry is the scientific study of the properties and behavior of matter. It is a natural science that covers the elements that make up matter to the compounds made of atoms, molecules and ions: their composition, structure, properties, behavior and the changes they undergo during a reaction with other substances. Chemistry also addresses the nature of chemical bonds in chemical compounds. In the scope of its subject, chemistry occupies an intermediate position between physics and biology. It is sometimes called the central science because it provides a foundation for understanding both basic and applied scientific disciplines at a fundamental level. For example, chemistry explains aspects of plant growth (botany), the formation of igneous rocks (geology), how atmospheric ozone is formed and how environmental pollutants are degraded (ecology), the properties of the soil on the moon (cosmochemistry), how medications work (pharmacology), and how to collect DNA evidence at a crime scene (forensics).

ChatGPT

  1. chemistry

    Chemistry is a branch of physical science that studies the composition, structure, properties, changes and interactions of matter. It involves understanding the behavior of atoms, molecules, and ions, particularly in relation to other atoms and molecules through chemical reactions. It also explores the concepts of energy and entropy in relation to chemical reactions.

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

  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

  3. Chemistrynoun

    a treatise on chemistry

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

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

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

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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. John DeVore:

    I can't see any scenario where this doesn't make a reality singing competition better. It's win-win, if the couple breaks up, the drama is like gravy. If the chemistry cools, it's a win, because watching two celebrities bored in love would be entertaining. If the pair conspires, that's a fantastic controversy. Win.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I've now gotten to know President Obama, i really like him. We have, I think I can say at least for Donald Trump -- I can't speak for him, but we have a really good chemistry together. We talk. He loves the country. He wants to do right by the country and for the country. And I will tell you, we obviously very much disagree on certain policies and certain things, but you know, I really like him as a person.

  3. Alex Lomax:

    It's this chemistry with me and Malcolm Dandridge, we've been playing together for a while. I knew it was me and Malcolm Dandridge in a two-man game from the jump. Once I got the steal I knew Malcolm Dandridge was going to run with me. So I have to facilitate and just be aggressive. And it worked out.

  4. 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.

  5. Sylvestre Lacour:

    Our analysis showed that HR 8799e has an atmosphere containing far more carbon monoxide than methane -- something not expected from equilibrium chemistry, we can best explain this surprising result with high vertical winds within the atmosphere preventing the carbon monoxide from reacting with hydrogen to form methane.

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