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chemic

[kem-ik] /ˈkɛm ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to alchemy; alchemic.
2.
of or pertaining to chemistry; chemical.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Greek chēm(ía) alchemy + -ic; replacing chimic < Medieval Latin (al)chimicus
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  • When the organic matter in the food combines chemic ally with the oxygen in the air, energy is released.
  • Vector encapsulates the zinc in a high alkaline environment to chemic ally control expansion.

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