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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.
References in classic literature ?
The chemist recommended various remedies which were in vogue fifteen years since.
I am of this opinion, because, while I was reading the newspaper, I observed him behind a low wooden partition, which was his private apartment, very busy pouring out of a number of those vessels into one, like a chemist and druggist making up a prescription.
Pumblechook appeared to conduct his business by looking across the street at the saddler, who appeared to transact his business by keeping his eye on the coach-maker, who appeared to get on in life by putting his hands in his pockets and contemplating the baker, who in his turn folded his arms and stared at the grocer, who stood at his door and yawned at the chemist.
Indeed, he was still devoted to the study of chemistry, and had a laboratory of his own in which he used to shut himself up all day long, greatly to the annoyance of his mother, who had set her heart on his standing for Parliament and had a vague idea that a chemist was a person who made up prescriptions.
Only when a new sample comes from the chemist, there's a bit of a break.
My worthy Ned," I answered, "to the poet, a pearl is a tear of the sea; to the Orientals, it is a drop of dew solidified; to the ladies, it is a jewel of an oblong shape, of a brilliancy of mother-of-pearl substance, which they wear on their fingers, their necks, or their ears; for the chemist it is a mixture of phosphate and carbonate of lime, with a little gelatine; and lastly, for naturalists, it is simply a morbid secretion of the organ that produces the mother-of-pearl amongst certain bivalves.
The chemist informed her that Victor's vessel had reached Havana.
To gain it, he must have blaze, blood, and danger, even as a chemist requires this, that, and the other.
3] Jan Baptista Van Helmont (1577-1644), a celebrated Flemish physician and chemist.
As I am no chemist, I cannot give a scientific analysis of the water.
Send your husband to the nearest chemist as soon as it's dawn; send him for chloral, chloroform, morphia, anything they've got and as much of it as they'll let him have.
Gay-Lussac the chemist, Laplace the astronomer, Larrey the surgeon, de Suze the advocate, are here, and with them are Talma, Bellini, Rubini; de Balzac, Beaumarchais, Beranger; Moliere and Lafontaine, and scores of other men whose names and whose worthy labors are as familiar in the remote by-places of civilization as are the historic deeds of the kings and princes that sleep in the marble vaults of St.