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chem·ist

 (kĕm′ĭst)
n.
1. A scientist specializing in chemistry.
2. Chiefly British A pharmacist.
3. Obsolete An alchemist.

[Obsolete chimist, from New Latin chimista, from Medieval Latin alchymista, alchemist, from alchymia, alchemy; see alchemy.]

chemist

(ˈkɛmɪst)
n
1. (Commerce) Brit a shop selling medicines, cosmetics, etc
2. (Pharmacology) Brit a qualified dispenser of prescribed medicines
3. (Chemistry) a person studying, trained in, or engaged in chemistry
4. (Alchemy) an obsolete word for alchemist
[C16: from earlier chimist, from New Latin chimista, shortened from Medieval Latin alchimista alchemist]

chem•ist

(ˈkɛm ɪst)

n.
1. a specialist in chemistry.
2. Chiefly Brit. druggist.
3. Obs. alchemist.
[1555–65; earlier chymist < Medieval Latin alchimista=alchym(ia) alchemy + Latin -ista -ist]

chemist

pharmacist
1. 'chemist'

In British English, a chemist is a person who is qualified to prepare and sell drugs and medicines.

...the pills the chemist had given him.
2. 'pharmacist'

In American English, someone like this is usually called a pharmacist.

The boy was eighteen, the son of the pharmacist at the Amity Pharmacy.
3. another meaning of 'chemist'

In both British and American English, a chemist is also a person who studies chemistry or who does work connected with chemical research.

...a research chemist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chemist - a scientist who specializes in chemistrychemist - a scientist who specializes in chemistry
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
biochemist - someone with special training in biochemistry
nuclear chemist, radiochemist - a chemist who specializes in nuclear chemistry
phytochemist - a chemist who specializes in the chemistry of plants
scientist - a person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
2.chemist - a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugschemist - a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
caregiver, health care provider, health professional, PCP, primary care provider - a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
pharmaceutical chemist, pharmacologist - someone trained in the science of drugs (their composition and uses and effects)

chemist

noun pharmacist, apothecary (obsolete), pharmacologist, dispenser She went into a chemist's and bought some aspirin.
Translations
صَيْدَلي، صيدلانيصَيْدَلِيَّةصَيْدَلِيَّهكِيميائِىكيميائي، عالِمٌ كيميائي
chemiklékárnalékárníkdrogista
apotekapotekerfarmaceutkemiker
kemistiapteekki
kemičarkemičarkaljekarna
vegyész
efnafræîingurlyfjaverslun, apóteklyfsali
化学者薬局
약국
chemik
kemiklekarnar
kemistapotek
เภสัชกรร้านขายยาหรือเครื่องสำอาง
cửa hàng dược phẩmnhà hóa học

chemist

[ˈkemɪst] N (= scientist) → químico/a m/f (Brit) (= pharmacist) → farmacéutico/a m/f
chemist's (shop)farmacia f
all-night chemist'sfarmacia f de turno or de guardia

chemist

[ˈkɛmɪst]
n
(British) (= pharmacist) → pharmacien(ne) m/f
(= scientist) → chimiste mf
(also chemist's, chemist's shop) (British)pharmacie f
You get it from the chemist → C'est vendu en pharmacie.

chemist

n
(= expert in chemistry)Chemiker(in) m(f)
(Brit: in shop) → Drogist(in) m(f); (dispensing) → Apotheker(in) m(f); chemist’s shopDrogerie f; (dispensing) → Apotheke f

chemist

[ˈkɛmɪst] n (Brit) (pharmacist) → farmacista m/f; (scientist) → chimico/a
chemist's (shop) (Brit) → farmacia

chemistry

(ˈkemistri) noun
(the science that deals with) the nature of substances and the ways in which they act on, or combine with, each other. Chemistry was his favourite subject; the chemistry of the blood.
ˈchemical adjective
of chemistry. a chemical reaction.
noun
a substance used in or obtained by a chemical process. Some chemicals give off harmful fumes.
ˈchemist noun
1. a scientist who studies or works in chemistry. an industrial chemist.
2. (American ˈdruggist) a person who makes up and sells medicines and usually also soap, make-up etc.
3. a chemist's shop. Where is the nearest chemist?

chemist

صَيْدَلِيَّة, كِيميائِى lékárna, lékárník apotek, farmaceut Apotheke φαρμακείο, φαρμακοποιός farmacéutico, farmacia, químico apteekki, kemisti pharmacie, pharmacien kemičar, ljekarna farmacia, farmacista 薬局 약국 apotheek, apotheker apotek, kjemiker apteka, aptekarz farmacêutico, farmácia аптека, химик apotek, kemist เภสัชกร, ร้านขายยาหรือเครื่องสำอาง eczane, kimyager cửa hàng dược phẩm, nhà hóa học 药剂师, 药房

chem·ist

n. químico-a; farmacéutico-a, boticario-a.
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The chemist recommended various remedies which were in vogue fifteen years since.
I have always found Laudanum relieve the pain better than anything else," she said, trifling with the bottles on the counter, and looking at them while she spoke, instead of looking at the chemist.
But excuse me, sir, for talking of our domestic misfortunes; I interrupted you at the moment when you were telling me that you were a skilful chemist.
Gentlemen," said this distinguished chemist, "I begin with some figures which will serve as the basis of our calculation.
Nevertheless, he sought society; for on Sunday, when the ladies Rochefeuille, Monsieur de Houppeville and the new habitues, Onfroy, the chemist, Monsieur Varin and Captain Mathieu, dropped in for their game of cards, he struck the window-panes with his wings and made such a racket that it was impossible to talk.
The same juryman who had interrupted before here suggested that the chemist who made up the medicine might have committed an error.
The body (follow me closely here) lies at the mercy of the most omnipotent of all potentates--the Chemist.
THE evidence of the doctors and the chemists closed the proceedings on the first day of the Trial.