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4 definitions found
 for chemical
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chemical \Chem"ic*al\, n.
     A substance used for producing a chemical effect; a reagent.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chemical \Chem"ic*al\, a.
     Pertaining to chemistry; characterized or produced by the
     forces and operations of chemistry; employed in the processes
     of chemistry; as, chemical changes; chemical combinations.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Chemical attraction or Chemical affinity. See under
        Attraction.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  chemical
      adj 1: relating to or used in chemistry; "chemical engineer";
             "chemical balance" [syn: chemical, chemic]
      2: of or made from or using substances produced by or used in
         reactions involving atomic or molecular changes; "chemical
         fertilizer"
      n 1: material produced by or used in a reaction involving
           changes in atoms or molecules [syn: chemical, chemical
           substance]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  152 Moby Thesaurus words for "chemical":
     Chile saltpeter, absolute alcohol, acetate, acetone, acid, acidity,
     agent, alcohol, aldehyde, alkali, alkalinity, alloisomer, amine,
     ammonia, amyl alcohol, anhydride, anion, antacid, arsenate,
     arsenite, atom, base, basic, basic anhydride, benzoate,
     bicarbonate, bicarbonate of soda, bichloride of mercury,
     biochemical, bisulfate, borate, borax, bromide, calcium carbonate,
     calcium hydroxide, carbide, carbohydrate, carbon dioxide,
     carbon monoxide, carbonate, cation, chemical element, chemicals,
     chemicobiological, chemicoengineering, chemicomineralogical,
     chemicophysical, chemurgic, chlorate, chlorite, chromate,
     chromoisomer, citrate, compound, copolymer, copolymeric,
     copolymerous, copperas, cyanide, dehydrated alcohol, dichromate,
     dimer, dimeric, dimerous, dioxide, disulfide, electrochemical,
     element, elemental, elementary, ester, ethanol, ether, ethyl,
     ethyl alcohol, fluoride, formaldehyde, fulminate, halide, halogen,
     heavy chemicals, heteromerous, high polymer, homopolymer, hydracid,
     hydrate, hydride, hydrocarbon, hydroxide, hypochlorite,
     inorganic chemical, inorganic chemistry, iodide, ion, isomer,
     isomerous, isopropyl alcohol, ketone, lactate, macrochemical,
     macromolecule, metamer, metameric, methane, methanol, methyl,
     methyl alcohol, molecule, monomer, monomerous, monoxide,
     neutralizer, niter, nitrate, nitride, nitrite, nonacid,
     organic chemical, oxalate, oxide, oxyacid, permanganate, peroxide,
     petrochemical, phosphate, phosphide, photochemical,
     physicochemical, phytochemical, polymer, polymeric, potash,
     potassium nitrate, pseudoisomer, radical, radiochemical, reagent,
     sal ammoniac, salt, saltpeter, silicate, sodium bicarbonate,
     sodium bromide, sodium chloride, sodium hypochlorite, sulfacid,
     sulfate, sulfide, sulfite, tartrate, thermochemical, trimer
  
  

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