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1. Chemical.
2. Archaic Alchemic.
n. Obsolete
An alchemist.
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vb (tr)
to bleach
a person involved in the study of chemistry
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(ˈkɛm ɪk)

Archaic. of or pertaining to alchemy; alchemic.
[1570–80; earlier chimic < Medieval Latin (al)chimicus <alchym(ia) alchemy]
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Adj.1.chemic - relating to or used in chemistry; "chemical engineer"; "chemical balance"
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Thin to emaciation, he seemed a cold flame of a man, a man of a mysterious, chemic sort of flame, who, under a glacier-like exterior, conveyed, somehow, the impression of the ardent heat of a thousand suns.
Cooking was then, for the most part, no longer a poetic, but merely a chemic process.
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Several firms give the Chemics just a four-point start, which doesn't look enough against the improving Black and Whites.
I could not believe that a club like the Chemics - who have Super League ambitions - could afford to release class players like the Hulmes.
The Chemics will wonder how different it could have been if a John Devereux try had not been disallowed for a forward pass.

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