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chemical

chem·i·cal

chemical

 
pronunciation:
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parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or having to do with the science of chemistry.
He works in a chemical lab.
definition 2: made by or being like chemicals.
The science teacher showed us two kinds of chemical reactions today.
 
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a substance used in or produced by a chemical process.
A substance made from chemicals is used to make some drinks taste sweet.
 
derivation: chemically (adv.)
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The word chemical contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.