chemist


chemist
Synonyms and related words:
antique store, apothecary, automobile showroom, bookstore, bootery, candy store, cigar store, clothiers, clothing store, confectionery, dispensary, dispensatory, dispenser, dress shop, druggist, drugstore, dry goods store, florists, fur salon, furniture store, gallipot, gift shop, haberdashery, hardware store, hat shop, hobby shop, ironmongery, jewelers, jewelry store, leather goods store, liquor store, luggage shop, milliners, novelty shop, package store, pharmaceutist, pharmacist, pharmacy, posologist, saddlery, schlock house, schlock shop, secondhand shop, secondhand store, shoe store, smoke shop, specialty shop, sporting goods store, stationers, stationery store, sweater shop, sweet shop, thrift shop, tobacco store, tobacconists, toy shop, trimming store, used-car lot

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  • chemist — chem‧ist [ˈkemst] also chemist s noun [countable] shop where you can buy medicines, beauty products etc; = DRUGSTORE AmE * * * chemist UK US /ˈkemɪst/ noun [C] ► a person who studies chemistry, or a scientist who works with chemicals …   Financial and business terms

  • chemist's — n. a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold; a {drugstore}. [British] Syn: drugstore, apothecary s shop, chemist s shop, dispensary, pharmacy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chemist — Chem ist, n. [Shortened from alchemist; cf. F. chimiste.] A person versed in chemistry or given to chemical investigation; an analyst; a maker or seller of chemicals or drugs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chemist — (Chemista), so v.w. Chemiker …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • chemist — 1560s, chymist, alchemist, from Fr. chimiste, from Mod.L. chimista, reduced from alchimista (see ALCHEMY (Cf. alchemy)). Modern spelling is from c.1790. Meaning chemical scientist is from 1620s; meaning dealer in medicinal drugs (mostly in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • chemist — *druggist, apothecary, pharmacist …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • chemist — ► NOUN 1) Brit. a person who is authorized to dispense medicinal drugs. 2) Brit. a shop where medicinal drugs are dispensed and toiletries and other medical goods are sold. 3) a person engaged in chemical research or experiments. ORIGIN Latin… …   English terms dictionary

  • chemist — [kem′ist] n. [aphetic < ALCHEMIST] 1. an expert or specialist in chemistry 2. Brit. a pharmacist 3. Obs. an alchemist …   English World dictionary

  • chemist — [[t]ke̱mɪst[/t]] chemists 1) N COUNT: oft the N A chemist or a chemist s is a shop where drugs and medicines are sold or given out, and where you can buy cosmetics and some household goods. Compare , pharmacy. [BRIT] There are many creams… …   English dictionary

  • Chemist — This article is about a scientific profession. For other uses, see Chemist (disambiguation). A chemist pours from a round bottom flask. A chemist is a scientist trained in the study of chemistry. Chemists study the composition of matter and its… …   Wikipedia

  • chemist's — noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold • Syn: ↑drugstore, ↑apothecary s shop, ↑chemist s shop, ↑pharmacy • Derivationally related forms: ↑pharmaceutic (for: ↑pharmacy) …   Useful english dictionary


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