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.
- Could be. See “chemistry” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).. DCDuring TALK 02:57, 21 October 2011 (UTC)