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chemistry

noun [U] uk   /ˈkem.ɪ.stri/ us  

chemistry noun [U] (SCIENCE)

A2 (the part of science which studies) the basic characteristics of substances and the different ways in which they react or combine with other substances: She studied chemistry and physics at college. A team of scientists has been studying the chemistry of the ozone layer. a chemistry department/laboratoryChemistry - general wordsSubjects and disciplines

chemistry noun [U] (RELATIONSHIP)

informal a quality that exists when two people understand and are attracted to each other: The sexual chemistry between them was obvious.Attracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attractionSexual attractionAttractive
(Definition of chemistry from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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