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chemic

[kem-ik]
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  1. of or relating to alchemy; alchemic.
  2. of or relating to chemistry; chemical.
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Origin of chemic

1570–80; < Greek chēm(ía) alchemy + -ic; replacing chimic < Medieval Latin (al)chimicus
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Examples from the Web for chemic

Historical Examples

  • Expression of chemic relations of hydrogen and oxygen—which are not final.

    The Book of the Damned

    Charles Fort

  • Should find how by chemic ways Electric currents we can raise?

  • I know not whether the sun can have any chemic action upon the dead.

  • And form is, in the spiritual law, what the crystal is in the chemic law.

  • No tint of words can spot thy snowy mantle, nor chemic power turn thy scepter into iron.