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chemical

chem·i·cal

chemical

 
 
pronunciation:
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parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: a distinct substance, such as an element or molecular compound, used in or obtained through a reaction involving atomic or molecular changes.
Synthetic fabrics contain fibers made by combining various chemicals.Smoke from the volcano is made up of chemicals in the form of gases.These chemicals are highly flammable.
 
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to the science of chemistry.
He works in a chemical laboratory.She's studying chemical engineering.
definition 2: having the properties, structures, and reactions of chemicals.
The substance turns blue because of a chemical reaction.
 
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derivation: chemically (adv.)
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