chemism

chemism

[kem-iz-uhm]
noun
chemical action.

Origin:
1850–55; chem- + -ism, modeled on French chimisme, equivalent to chim(ie) chemistry + -isme -ism

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chemism (ˈkɛmɪzəm)
 
n
obsolete chemical action

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