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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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)



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