Definición de chemical en inglés:

chemical

Silabificación: chem·i·cal
Pronunciación: /ˈkemikəl
 
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(abbreviation: chemical)

adjetivo

  • 1Of or relating to chemistry or the interactions of substances as studied in chemistry: the chemical composition of the atmosphere
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    • The third atom can detach from the ozone molecule and reattach to molecules of other substances, changing their chemical composition.
    • In its simplest terms, a chemical standard is a substance for which the exact composition is known.
    • Elements are materials that cannot be reduced to simpler substances by normal chemical means.
  • 1.1Of or relating to chemicals: chemical treatments for killing fungi
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    • Just as the sweet smells of fall fill the air, the residents of the housing complex where I live are notified again - for the fourth time this year - of a chemical lawn treatment.
    • Councillors have been told that fitting water filtering and chemical treatment would cost £223,000 plus annual running costs of £45,220.
    • The hormone treatment is straightforward chemical castration - I am now impotent but it's an advantageous trade-off against a possibly fatal alternative.
  • 1.2Relating to, involving, or denoting the use of poison gas or other chemicals as weapons of war: the manufacture of chemical weapons
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    • The war that followed saw them employing chemical weapons and both sides firing ballistic missiles at major cities.
    • Aside from the nuclear variety of WMD, biological and chemical weapons pose serious dangers.
    • In previous wars it took large artillery bombardments to make chemical weapons effective.

sustantivo

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  • A compound or substance that has been purified or prepared, especially artificially: never mix disinfectant with other chemicals controversy arose over treatment of apples with this chemical
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    • There is often more than one synthetic route for preparing a desired chemical.
    • Also, the chemical plant was processing ammonium nitrate, a stable chemical that requires a substantial infusion of energy to explode.
    • It stores and processes hundreds of tonnes of toxic and highly inflammable chemicals and compounds.

Derivativos

chemically

Pronunciación: /-ik(ə)lē/
adverbio
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  • It powerfully restores and deeply conditions dry, damaged and chemically treated hair giving massive shine.
  • It is thought to lower cravings for alcohol in people who have stopped drinking, but it is not exactly clear how it works chemically.
  • Many women deal with issues of power and conformity, not to mention chemically taming their hair.

Origen

late 16th century: from French chimique or modern Latin chimicus, chymicus, from medieval Latin alchymicus, from alchimia (see alchemy).

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