What does chemist mean?

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ˈkɛm ɪstchemist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chemistnoun

    a scientist who specializes in chemistry

  2. pharmacist, druggist, chemist, apothecary, pill pusher, pill rollernoun

    a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs


  1. chemistnoun

    A person whose occupation specializes in the science of chemistry, especially at a professional level.

  2. chemistnoun

    A pharmacist.

  3. chemistnoun

    A pharmacy.

  4. chemistnoun

    An alchemist.

  5. Etymology: First attested 1562;, from chimiste, from chimista for earlier alchimista, from الكيمياء, from article al- + χυμεία, from χύμα, from χυμός, from χέω.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chemistnoun

    a person versed in chemistry or given to chemical investigation; an analyst; a maker or seller of chemicals or drugs

  2. Etymology: [Shortened from alchemist; cf. F. chimiste.]


  1. Chemist

    A chemist is a scientist trained in the study of chemistry. Chemists study the composition of matter and its properties such as density and acidity. Chemists carefully describe the properties they study in terms of quantities, with detail on the level of molecules and their component atoms. Chemists carefully measure substance proportions, reaction rates, and other chemical properties. Chemists use this knowledge to learn the composition, and properties of unfamiliar substances, as well as to reproduce and synthesize large quantities of useful naturally occurring substances and create new artificial substances and useful processes. Chemists may specialize in any number of subdisciplines of chemistry. Materials scientists and metallurgists share much of the same education and skills with chemists. The work of chemists is often related to the work of chemical engineers, which are primarily concerned with the proper design, construction and evaluation of the most cost-effective large-scale chemical plants and work closely with industrial chemists on the development of new processes and methods for the commercial-scale manufacture of chemicals and related products.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. chemist

    [Cambridge] Someone who wastes computer time on number-crunching when you'd far rather the machine were doing something more productive, such as working out anagrams of your name or printing Snoopy calendars or running life patterns. May or may not refer to someone who actually studies chemistry.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'chemist' in Nouns Frequency: #2649

Anagrams for chemist »

  1. chimest

  2. mitches

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chemist in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chemist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of chemist in a Sentence

  1. Bill Hennessey:

    If the owner is the only guy doing sales and he dies, that’s key-man risk, if there’s one chemist who’s the only guy who knows the formulas or knows how to make the products, that’s key-man risk.

  2. Khalil Gibran:

    The chemist who can extract from his heart's elements, compassion, respect, longing, patience, regret, surprise, and forgiveness and compound them into one can create that atom which is called love.

  3. State Police:

    State Police Crime Scene Services personnel and an MSP chemist collected potential evidence for forensic analysis.

  4. Douglas Noel Adams:

    Space is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly hugely mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to space.

  5. Eric Wish:

    While the press and the media talk about Spice and K2 like it’s a single type of phenomenon, the truth can’t be further from that, basically what you have is some chemist in another country, oftentimes the DEA says it’s China, who waits and they see what has been put on the prohibited list by the government. And then they go ahead and they tweak the molecule a little so it’s no longer on the prohibited list and then they make it available.

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