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  ( chemicals    plural  )
1       adj   Chemical means involving or resulting from a reaction between two or more substances, or relating to the substances that something consists of.  
ADJ n  
...chemical reactions that cause ozone destruction., ...the chemical composition of the ocean., ...chemical weapons.     
  chemically      adv   ADV with v, ADV adj  
...chemically treated foods..., The medicine chemically affects your physiology.     
2       n-count   Chemicals are substances that are used in a chemical process or made by a chemical process.  
usu pl  
The whole food chain is affected by the over-use of chemicals in agriculture., ...the chemical industry.     


chemical engineer        ( chemical engineers    plural  ) A chemical engineer is a person who designs and constructs the machines needed for industrial chemical processes.      n-count  
chemical engineering     
Chemical engineering is the designing and constructing of machines that are needed for industrial chemical processes.      n-uncount  
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n.
customer relationship management
exp.
get seriously involved in a relationship
n.
a younger man involved in a relationship with an older woman
= the target of a "cougar"
n.
underaged girl looking mature, that can thus bring somebody to jail if he is caught in a relationship with her
made with Jail and Bait
n.
remnants of disputes that make a relationship between people or companies difficult to maintain, even without an open dispute
n.
a deliberate and strategic effort to engage one in a donor/investor relationship
v.
stop employing someone ; end a romantic relationship with someone
[Fam.]
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
n.
If something is contaminatedby dirt, chemicals, or radiation, they make it dirty or harmful.
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