chemical
Pronunciation
  • enPR: kĕm'ĭk-əl, IPA: /ˈkɛmɪkəl/
Adjective

chemical (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to chemistry.
  2. Of or relating to a material or processes not commonly found in nature or in a particular product.
  3. (obsolete) Of or relating to alchemy.
Translations Noun

chemical (plural chemicals)

  1. (chemistry, sciences) Any specific chemical element or chemical compound or alloy.
  2. (colloquial) An artificial chemical compound.
    I color my hair with henna, not chemicals.
  3. (slang) An addictive drug.
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