Meaning of CHEMICAL in English



Pronunciation: ' ke-mi-k ə l

Function: adjective

Date: 1576

1 : of, relating to, used in, or produced by chemistry or the phenomena of chemistry < chemical reactions>

2 a : acting or operated or produced by chemicals <a chemical fire extinguisher> b : detectable by chemical means

– chem · i · cal · ly \ -mi-k( ə -)l ē \ adverb

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