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Definition of Chemistry

Chemistry

  1. That branch of science which treats of the composition of substances, and of the changes which they undergo in consequence of alterations in the constitution of the molecules, which depend upon variations of the number, kind, or mode of arrangement, of the constituent atoms. These atoms are not assumed to be indivisible, but merely the finest grade of subdivision hitherto attained. Chemistry deals with the changes in the composition and constitution of molecules. See Atom, Molecule.
  2. An application of chemical theory and method to the consideration of some particular subject; as, the chemistry of iron; the chemistry of indigo.
  3. A treatise on chemistry.
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Chemistry Translations

chemistry in Afrikaans is chemie
chemistry in Danish is kemi
chemistry in Dutch is chemie, scheikunde
chemistry in French is chimie
chemistry in German is Chemie
chemistry in Norwegian is kjemi
chemistry in Swedish is kemi