[kem-nits] /ˈkɛm nɪts/
a city in E Germany.
a city in E Germany, in Saxony, at the foot of the Erzgebirge: textiles, engineering. Pop: 249 922 (2003 est) Also called (1953–90) Karl-Marx-Stadt
[shem-ee] /ˈʃɛm i/ noun, Informal. 1. chemin de fer. /ˈʃɛmɪ/ noun 1. (cards) short for chemin de fer
1. a combining form with the meanings “chemical,” “chemically induced,” “chemistry,” used in the formation of compound words: chemotherapy. combining form 1. indicating that chemicals or chemical reactions are involved: chemotherapy before vowels chem-, word-forming element denoting “relation to chemical action or chemicals,” from comb. form of chemical (adj.), used to form scientific compound words […]
/ˌkɛməʊəˈtræktənt/ noun 1. a chemical substance that provokes chemotaxis, esp one that causes a bacterium to move in the direction in which its concentration is increasing
chemoautotroph che·mo·au·to·troph (kē’mō-ô’tə-trōf’, -trŏf’, kěm’ō-) n. An organism that depends on inorganic chemicals for its energy and principally on carbon dioxide for its carbon. Also called chemolithotroph. che’mo·au’to·tro’phic (-trō’fĭk, -trŏf’ĭk) adj. chemoautotroph (kē’mō-ô’tə-trŏf’) See chemotroph.