Translation of "chemical" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈkem.ɪ.kəl/

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

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 tonnes 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。

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