chemically

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

chemical +‎ -ly

AdverbEdit

chemically (comparative more chemically, superlative most chemically)

  1. Using a chemical reaction, process, or operation.
  2. According to the principles of chemistry.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

chemical +‎ -y

AdjectiveEdit

chemically (comparative more chemically, superlative most chemically)

  1. (colloquial) Reminiscent of chemicals.
    • 2013, E. E. "Doc" Murdock, My Vietnam War (page 250)
      It starts out as kind of a chemically taste, sharp and irritating, but then there's another taste underneath, like some kind of plant, maybe . . . flowers?