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Spanish translation of “chemistry”

chemistry

noun /ˈkemistri/
(the science that deals with) the nature of substances and the ways in which they act on, or combine with, each other
química
Chemistry was his favourite subject organic chemistry the chemistry of the blood .
chemical adjective of chemistry
químico
a chemical reaction .
chemist noun a scientist who studies or works in chemistry
químico
an industrial chemist.
(British ) a person who makes up and sells medicines and usually also soap , make-up etc ; druggist (American)
farmacéutico
The chemist can sell certain medicines by prescription only.
a chemist’s shop
farmacia
Where is the nearest chemist?
chemical bond noun (chemistry) a strong force of attraction that holds atoms together in a molecule
Enlace Quimico
Carbon can form chemical bonds with many elements .
chemical change noun (chemistry) a usually irreversible chemical reaction in which the atoms of one or more substances are reorganized to form at least one new substance
Cambio Quimico
Chemical changes take place on the molecular level .
chemical formula noun (chemistry) a set of letters and numbers that represent a precise description of the elements that make up a chemical compound
Formula Quimica
CO2 is the chemical formula for carbon dioxide .
chemical symbol noun (chemistry) a symbol consisting of one, two, or three letters that stands for a chemical element , usually derived from its name (often in Latin ). Only the first letter of a chemical symbol is capitalized
Simbolo Quimico
Ag is the chemical symbol for silver .
(Definition of chemistry from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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