parts of speech: noun

sentence or phrase from text: Some kids decided to study the chemistry of gasoline for a school project.


1 : a science that deals with the compostion, structure, and properties of substances and with the transformations that they undergo

2 : the composition and chemical properties of a substance

3 a: a strong mutual attraction, attachment, or sympathy

3 b: interaction between people working together

synonyms (for chemist): apothecary, druggist, pharmacist

antonyms (for chemist): pharmacologist

other forms of word: none.

my own sentence: I'm mostly interested in the chemistry of poisons.

my picture: none yet

First known use: 1646

History and Etymology (for chemist): New Latin chimista, short for Medieval Latin alchimista