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chem·ur·gy

 (kĕm′ər-jē, kĭ-mûr′-)
n.
The development of new industrial chemical products from organic raw materials, especially from those of agricultural origin.

che·mur′gic (kĭ-mûr′jĭk), che·mur′gi·cal adj.
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chemurgy

(ˈkɛmɜːdʒɪ)
n
(Chemistry) the branch of chemistry concerned with the industrial use of organic raw materials, esp materials of agricultural origin
chemˈurgic, chemˈurgical adj
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chem•ur•gy

(ˈkɛm ɜr dʒi, kəˈmɜr-)

n.
a division of applied chemistry concerned with the industrial use of organic substances.
[1930–35]
chem•ur′gic, chem•ur′gi•cal, adj.
chem•ur′gi•cal•ly, adv.
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chemurgy

the branch of chemistry that deals with the industrial use and application of organic substances. — chemurgic, chemurgical, adj.
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chemurgy

The branch of chemistry that deals with the development of new chemical products from organic raw materials.
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In the early days of the New Deal, members of the Farm Chemurgic Movement worked closely with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) on a farm-relief program that would subsidize ethanol production from farm crops.
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Other resolutions have been passed and publicized calling for creation of a ceramics industry in Georgia (1923) and appealing for support for the efforts of the Farm Chemurgic Council (1937).