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- n. chemical attraction
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The force exerted between the atoms of elementary substance whereby they unite to form chemical compounds; chemical attaction; affinity; -- sometimes used as a general expression for chemical activity or relationship.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Chemical power, influence, or effects.
Compare French chimisme. See chemistry. (Wiktionary)