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English noun: chemical reaction

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

SamplesThere was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water.


Broader (hypernym)chemical action, chemical change, chemical process

Narrower (hyponym)addition 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

Domain categorychemical science, chemistry

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