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chemistrynoun [U]

uk   /ˈkem.ɪ.stri/  us   /ˈkem.ə.stri/
  • chemistry noun [U] (SCIENCE)

the ​scientificstudy of the ​basiccharacteristics of ​substances and the ​ways in which they ​react or ​combine: She ​studied chemistry and ​physics at ​college. a chemistry ​department/​laboratory
A2 the ​basiccharacteristics of a ​substance and the ​ways in which it ​reacts or ​combines with other ​substances: A ​team of ​scientists has been ​studying the chemistry of the ​ozonelayer.

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(Definition of chemistry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chemistrynoun [U]

 us   /ˈkem·ə·stri/
science the ​basic characteristics of ​substances and the different ​ways in which they ​react or ​combine with other ​substances, or the ​scientificstudy of such ​substances and the way they ​act with other ​substances: a chemistry ​department/​laboratory
science infml Chemistry is also the ​ability of ​people to have a good ​relationship: Building a ​strongteamrequirespayingattention to ​team chemistry.
(Definition of chemistry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chemistry”
in Korean 화학…
in Arabic عِلْم الكيمياء…
in Malaysian kimia…
in French chimie…
in Russian химия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 化學, 化學性質,化學特性…
in Italian chimica…
in Turkish kimya bilimi, kimya…
in Polish chemia…
in Spanish química…
in Vietnamese hóa học…
in Portuguese química…
in Thai วิถีทางที่ทำให้เกิดความสัมพันธ์ระหว่างบุคคล…
in German die Chemie…
in Catalan química…
in Japanese 化学…
in Chinese (Simplified) 化学, 化学性质,化学特性…
in Indonesian kimia…
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