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chemical meaning

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
                • 2008: Hypobromous acid is a weak, unstable acid with chemical formula HBrO. - Hypobromous acid
                • The chemical monofluoroacetate occurs in all parts of Dichapetalum cymosum, and is responsible for its toxic effects. ‎
                • After putting the coated parts together, Jon waited for the chemical adhesive to resinify
              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
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                  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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