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chemistry

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈkemɪstri/
A2 the scientific study of substances and how they change when they combineSubjects and disciplinesChemistry - general words
Translations of “chemistry”
in Korean 화학…
in Arabic عِلْم الكيمياء…
in French chimie…
in Turkish kimya bilimi, kimya…
in Italian chimica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 化學, 化學性質,化學特性…
in Russian химия…
in Polish chemia…
in Spanish química…
in Portuguese química…
in German die Chemie…
in Catalan química…
in Japanese 化学…
in Chinese (Simplified) 化学, 化学性质,化学特性…
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