Kept. See archived discussion of November 2008. 07:00, 5 December 2008 (UTC)
Where's the fourth definition? There are 3 definitions but 4 translation tables. Maro 20:23, 6 November 2009 (UTC)
I've read somewhere an alternate etymology: that it derives from the Egyptian word for Egypt (Khemt) because chemistry was practiced in the Temple of Ptah at Memphis. Is this just a folk etymology? —This comment was unsigned.