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American English: /ˈkɛmək(ə)l/
British English: /ˈkɛmɪk(ə)l/

Translation of chemical in Spanish:


countable and uncountable
  • sustancia (feminine) química
    producto (masculine) químico
    Example sentences
    • 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.


  • Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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