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chemical

noun [C]  us   /ˈkem·ɪ·kəl/
any basic substance that is used in or produced by a reaction involving changes to atoms or molecules : His business manufactured farm chemicals.

chemical

adjective  us   /ˈkem·ɪ·kəl/
of, involved with, relating to, or made by using chemicals or chemistry: the chemical industry a chemical plant producing plastics and rubber
chemically
adverb  us   /ˈkem·ɪk·li/
chemically treated paper
Translations of “chemical”
in Korean 화학의…
in Arabic كيماوي…
in Portuguese químico…
in Catalan químic…
in Japanese 化学の, 化学薬品の…
in Italian chimico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 化學品, 化學製品…
in Russian химический…
in Turkish kimyasal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 化学品, 化学制品…
in Polish chemiczny…
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