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Engelsk navneord: reaction

1. reaction (om proces) (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chemical reaction


Mindre specifikke termerchemical action, chemical change, chemical process


Mere specifikke termeraddition reaction, aldol reaction, chain reaction, chemical decomposition reaction, chemical equilibrium, decomposition, decomposition reaction, displacement, displacement reaction, double decomposition, double decomposition reaction, elimination reaction, endothermic reaction, equilibrium, exothermic reaction, hydrolysis, metathesis, neutralisation, neutralisation reaction, neutralization, neutralization reaction, oxidation, oxidation-reduction, oxidisation, oxidization, oxidoreduction, photochemical reaction, redox, reducing, reduction, saponification


Overordnet emneområdechemical science, chemistry

2. reaction (om erkendelse) an idea evoked by some experience


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis reaction to the news was to start planning what to do.


Mindre specifikke termeridea, thought

3. reaction (om handling) a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA bad reaction to the medicine.
His responses have slowed with age.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)response


Mindre specifikke termeractivity, bodily function, bodily process, body process


Mere specifikke termeranswer, automatism, double take, electrical skin response, electrodermal response, Fere phenomenon, galvanic skin response, GSR, immune reaction, immune response, immunologic response, inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, kinesis, learned reaction, learned response, overreaction, passage, passing, physiological reaction, psychogalvanic response, rebound, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, Tarchanoff phenomenon, taxis, transfusion reaction, tropism, unconditioned reflex

4. reaction (om fænomen) (mechanics) the equal and opposite force that is produced when any force is applied to a body


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningEvery action has an equal and opposite reaction.


Mindre specifikke termerforce


Overordnet emneområdemechanics

5. reaction (om fænomen) a response that reveals a person's feelings or attitude


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was pleased by the audience's reaction to his performance.
John feared his mother's reaction when she saw the broken lamp.


Mindre specifikke termerresponse

6. reaction (om erkendelse) extreme conservatism in political or social matters


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe forces of reaction carried the election.


Mindre specifikke termerconservatism, conservativism

7. reaction (om handling) doing something in opposition to another way of doing it that you don't like


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis style of painting was a reaction against cubism.


Mindre specifikke termeropposition, resistance


Mere specifikke termerbacklash









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