CHEMISTRY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CHEMISTRY
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 n.  the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
Classic Sentence:
1  Waldman, a fellow professor, would lecture upon chemistry the alternate days that he omitted.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 3
2  He began his lecture by a recapitulation of the history of chemistry and the various improvements made by different men of learning, pronouncing with fervour the names of the most distinguished discoverers.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 3
3  From this day natural philosophy, and particularly chemistry, in the most comprehensive sense of the term, became nearly my sole occupation.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
4  This change had a great influence in bringing Camilla's chemistry to a sudden end.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XI
5  A few words he let fall showed them that he was no stranger to the sciences, and he seemed much occupied with chemistry.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
6  This is the way in which you Northerns understand chemistry, madame.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 52. Toxicology.
7  "By chemists and persons who have a taste for chemistry," said Monte Cristo carelessly.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 52. Toxicology.
8  He began to experiment, and got a clever young fellow, who had proved brilliant in chemistry, to help him.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
9  I went up to my London rooms, where I spent seven weeks working out a few experiments in organic chemistry.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. The Adventure of The "Gloria Scott"
10  Then, going up a broad staircase, we came to what may once have been a gallery of technical chemistry.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VIII
11  As I say, he perused every book with an equal amount of attention, and, had he been offered a work on chemistry, would have accepted that also.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
12  The highest wisdom is not founded on reason alone, not on those worldly sciences of physics, history, chemistry, and the like, into which intellectual knowledge is divided.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II
13  She was meditating upon walnut fudge, the plays of Brieux, the reasons why heels run over, and the fact that the chemistry instructor had stared at the new coiffure which concealed her ears.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
14  You know about chemistry and things of that kind.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
15  He had been able to do this by reason of his knowledge of the chemistry of the soil and by his knowledge of improved methods of agriculture.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIII.
Example Sentence:
1  I took maths, physics and chemistry at A level.
2  The professor took the students to the chemistry lab.
3  The professor took the students to the chemistry.
4  The teacher read out the result of our chemistry examination yesterday morning.
5  There was an immediate sexual chemistry between us the first time we met.
6  As students of chemistry know, even small rearrangements of a molecule's structure can produce a compound that acts differently.
7  I have had some previous experience in this branch of what I call preservative chemistry.
8  The students could not follow the lecture on modern chemistry.
9  Two of the commonest and most widely used reactions in synthetic organic chemistry are substitution and elimination.
10  Co-hosts Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming infused the show with a low-key medley of jokes and songs that displayed their playful, daffy chemistry.