[ kem-i-kuh l ]
/ ˈkɛm ɪ kəl /
a substance produced by or used in a chemical process.
chemicals, Slang. narcotic or mind-altering drugs or substances.
Words nearby chemical
OTHER WORDS FROM chemical
chem·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·chem·i·cal, adjective, nounpre·chem·i·cal, adjectivepseu·do·chem·i·cal, adjective
sem·i·chem·i·cal, adjectivesem·i·chem·i·cal·ly, adverbsu·per·chem·i·cal, adjective, nounsu·per·chem·i·cal·ly, adverbun·chem·i·cal, adjectiveun·chem·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for pseudo-chemical
/ (ˈkɛmɪkəl) /
any substance used in or resulting from a reaction involving changes to atoms or molecules, especially one derived artificially for practical use
of or used in chemistrychemical balance
of, made from, or using chemicalschemical fertilizer
Derived forms of chemicalchemically, adverb
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Medicine definitions for pseudo-chemical
[ kĕm′ĭ-kəl ]
Of or relating to chemistry.
Of or relating to the properties or actions of chemicals.
A substance with a distinct molecular composition that is produced by or used in a chemical process.
A drug, especially an illicit or addictive one.
Other words from chemicalchem′i•cal•ly adv.
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Science definitions for pseudo-chemical
[ kĕm′ĭ-kəl ]
Relating to or produced by means of chemistry.
A substance having a specific molecular composition, obtained by or used in a chemical process.
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