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English noun: chain reaction

1. chain reaction (process) a series of chemical reactions in which the product of one is a reactant in the next

Broader (hypernym)chemical reaction, reaction

2. chain reaction (process) a self-sustaining nuclear reaction; a series of nuclear fissions in which neutrons released by splitting one atom leads to the splitting of others

Broader (hypernym)nuclear reaction

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