Definition of fine chemicals in English:

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fine chemicals

plural noun

Chemical substances prepared to a very high degree of purity for use in research and industry.
Example sentences
  • These organic acids are fine chemicals that are used in the production of plasticisers, flavourings, fragrances and pharmaceuticals.
  • Even in large countries, generic producers frequently had to obtain ingredients such as fine chemicals from producers in other countries.
  • Pharmacists at that time purchased fine chemicals and botanicals and compounded their own medications.

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Syllabification: fine chem·i·cals

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