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Definition 1: (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others - [noun denoting process]

Samples where chemical reaction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water

Synonyms for chemical reaction in the sense of this definition

(chemical reaction is a kind of ...) (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) a chemical reaction accompanied by the evolution of heat

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) a chemical reaction in which water reacts with a compound to produce other compounds; involves the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion from the water

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) a chemical reaction in which an acid and a base interact with the formation of a salt; with strong acids and bases the essential reaction is the combination of hydrogen ions with hydroxyl ions to form water

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) a chemical reaction in which an ester is heated with an alkali (especially the alkaline hydrolysis of a fat or oil to make soap)

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) a reversible chemical reaction in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) a chemical reaction produced by the action of light

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) a chemical reaction accompanied by the absorption of heat

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) a chemical reaction in which a molecule decomposes to two different molecules

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) a chemical reaction between two compounds in which parts of each are interchanged to form two new compounds (AB+CD=AD+CB)

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) (chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) (chemistry) separation of a substance into two or more substances that may differ from each other and from the original substance

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates

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

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) a reaction of aldehydes resulting in an aldol

(... is a kind of chemical reaction ) a chemical reaction in which one molecule is added to another

(chemical reaction belongs to category ...) the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

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