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chemicalnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkem.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˈkem.ɪ.kəl/

B2 any basic substance that is used in or produced by a reaction involving changes to atoms or molecules

化学品;化学制品
The government has pledged to reduce the amount of chemicals used in food production. 政府承诺减少食品生产中化学制品的用量。
Each year, factories release millions of tons of toxic (= poisonous) chemicals into the atmosphere. 每年,工厂将数百万吨的有毒化学物品排放到大气中。

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chemicaladjective

uk /ˈkem.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˈkem.ɪ.kəl/

B2 relating to chemicals

化学的;化学制品的
The chemical industry produces such things as petrochemicals, drugs, and rubber. 化学工业生产诸如石化产品、药品、涂料、橡胶之类的东西。

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(Translation of “chemical” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)