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English noun: chemical action

1. chemical action (process) (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved


Synonymschemical change, chemical process


Broader (hypernym)action, activity, natural action, natural process


Narrower (hyponym)acylation, agglutinating activity, agglutination, amylolysis, association, blueing, bluing, calcification, catalysis, chelation, chemical mechanism, chemical reaction, chlorination, cleavage, contact action, corroding, corrosion, cracking, de-iodination, deamination, deaminization, decalcification, decarboxylation, demineralisation, demineralization, desalination, desalinisation, desalinization, digestion, dissociation, erosion, ferment, fermentation, fermenting, gasification, gassing, hydrogenation, intumescence, intumescency, inversion, iodination, mechanism, nitrification, peptisation, peptization, photosynthesis, polymerisation, polymerization, precipitation, proteolysis, pyrochemical process, pyrochemistry, reaction, sequestration, swelling, synaeresis, syneresis, synthesis, transamination, transamination, zymolysis, zymosis


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry









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