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chemical

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Adjective

chemical (not comparable)

Positive
chemical

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Of or relating to chemistry.

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Noun

Singular
chemical

Plural
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  1. Any specific chemical element or compound.
  2. An artificial chemical.
    I color my hair with henna, not chemicals.
  3. An addictive drug.

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  • The noun is only ever used in a non-technical way, by the general public rather than by chemists.

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