1 (US druggist) person who prepares and sells medicines, and usu also sells cosmetics, toiletries, etc; pharmacist 药剂师; 药商
*buy aspirin at the chemist's (ie chemist's shop) on the corner 在大街拐角的药房买阿司匹林. Cf 参看 pharmacist.
2 expert in chemistry 化学专家; 化学家.
1500-1600; Language: French;Origin:
chimiste, from Modern Latin
chimista, from Medieval Latin
, from alchymia; ALCHEMY
a scientist who has special knowledge and training in chemistryBrE
someone trained to prepare drugs and medicines, who works in a shop
American Equivalent: pharmacistBrE
a shop where you can buy medicines, beauty products etc
American Equivalent: drugstore
1. Welfare sent Suzanne to look around in my apartment the other day because the chemist said I was using a larger than usual amount of medical supplies. 前几天，由于药剂师说我使用的医疗用品超出常量，于是福利部门派苏珊娜到我的住所调查。
2. He is a clever chemist. 他是一个聪明的化学家.