Chemic
Chemic Chem"ic, n. [See {Chenistry}.] 1. A chemist; an alchemist. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. (Bleaching) A solution of chloride of lime. [1913 Webster]


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  • chemic — [kem′ik] adj. 1. Archaic of alchemy; alchemic 2. Old Poet. chemical …   English World dictionary

  • chemic — adjective Etymology: New Latin chimicus alchemist, from Medieval Latin alchimicus, from alchymia alchemy Date: 1576 1. archaic alchemic 2. chemical …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chemic — /kem ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to alchemy; alchemic. 2. of or pertaining to chemistry; chemical. [1570 80; < Gk chem(ía) alchemy + IC; r. chimic < ML (al)chimicus] * * * …   Universalium

  • chemic — 1. adjective /ˈkɛmɪk/ a) Practising chemistry (or, earlier, alchemy); pertaining to these sciences. a chymic treasure / Is glittering Youth, which I have spent betimes / My heart in passion, and my head on rhymes. b) Chemical. 2 …   Wiktionary

  • chemic — chem·ic …   English syllables

  • chemic — chem•ic [[t]ˈkɛm ɪk[/t]] adj. cvb archaic of or pertaining to alchemy; alchemic • Etymology: 1570–80; earlier chimic < ML (al)chimicus < alchym(ia) alchemy …   From formal English to slang

  • chemic — /ˈkɛmɪk/ (say kemik) adjective Obsolete 1. alchemic. 2. chemical. {shortened form of alchemic. See alchemy} …   Australian English dictionary

  • chemic — adjective relating to or used in chemistry chemical engineer chemical balance • Syn: ↑chemical • Pertains to noun: ↑chemistry, ↑chemistry (for: ↑chemical) …   Useful english dictionary

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