chemism

[ kem-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈkɛm ɪz əm /
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noun

chemical action.

Origin of chemism

1850–55; chem- + -ism, modeled on French chimisme, equivalent to chim(ie) chemistry + -isme -ism
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chemism

/ (ˈkɛmɪzəm) /

noun

obsolete chemical action
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