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chemical

EN[ˈkɛmɪkəl] [-ɛmɪkəl]
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    Definition of chemical in English Dictionary

  • NounPLchemicalsPREchemi-SUF-al
    1. (chemistry, sciences) Any specific chemical element or chemical compound or alloy.
      1. COL An artificial chemical compound.
        1. I color my hair with henna, not chemicals.
      2. SLA An addictive drug.
      3. Adjective
        1. OBS Of or relating to alchemy.
          1. Of or relating to chemistry.
            1. Of or relating to a material or processes not commonly found in nature or in a particular product.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • Qualitative chemical tests were conducted for aqueous and methanol extracts to identify the various phytoconstituents.
                • Rapidly proliferating thyrocytes are likely more vulnerable to mutagens such as radiation, chemical carcinogens and oxidative stress, and may accumulate a higher number of genetic alterations.
                • The exodermal suberin was transesterified with MeOH/BF 3 and the chemical composition was measured using gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy (GC-MS) and flame ionization detector (GC-FID).
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • Consequently, the observed CYP1A induction in tissues of smoltifying Atlantic salmon most likely rely on mechanisms related to detoxification of components in the flotation chemical.
                • Trametinib and pictilisib (GDC-0941) were obtained from Selleck Chemical.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Adjectives
                • Uncomparable adjectives
                • Morphemes
                  • Suffixes
                    • Words by suffix
                      • Words suffixed with -al
                  • Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
                  Related Links:
                  1. en chemicals
                  2. en chemically
                  3. en chemicalese
                  4. en chemicalise
                  5. en chemicalize
                  Source: Wiktionary
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                  Meaning of chemical for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "chemical" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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