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chemical

adjective
 
 
/ˈkemɪkəl/
B2 relating to chemistry or chemicals: a chemical reaction chemical weaponsTypes of chemicalSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyChemistry - general words
chemically adverb
Translations of “chemical”
in Korean 화학의…
in Arabic كيماوي…
in Portuguese químico…
in Catalan químic…
in Japanese 化学の, 化学薬品の…
in Italian chimico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 化學的, 化學製品的…
in Russian химический…
in Turkish kimyasal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 化学的, 化学制品的…
in Polish chemiczny…
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