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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHEMICAL

The air was saturated by it just as water may hold a chemical in solution.

He took a house near the chemical laboratory, to which he brought his wife and family.

But happily for me they accepted my statement as to their chemical nature in other respects.

There is also a change in chemical conditions, the water at least being decomposed.

In the latter the union is mechanical; in the former it is chemical.

You said that you were the proprietor of the chemical company in town.

It is for the future to discover its origin in physical and chemical laws.

It was simply a chemical discovery, which may well be made again.

Chemical, as when a metal is being dissolved in any solution.

I only discovered the danger a week ago while working out a chemical formula.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, "relating to chemistry," from chemic "of alchemy" (a worn-down derivative of Medieval Latin alchimicus; see alchemy) + -al (1). In early use also of alchemy. Related: Chemically.

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