Elementary Reaction

Science / Chemistry / Elementary Reaction: A reaction that occurs in a single step. Equations for elementary reactions show the actual molecules, atoms, and ions that react on a molecular level.

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Elementary Adjective Synonyms: simple, rudimentary, easy, straightforward, uncomplicated, clear, understandable, plain
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Other Words for Reaction

Reaction Noun Synonyms: response, reply, answer, effect, feedback
Reaction Verb Synonyms: retaliation, reciprocation, reprisal, revenge
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Reaction Mechanism

Science / Chemistry / Reaction Mechanism: A list of all elementary reactions that occur in the course of an overall chemical reaction. MORE

Rearrangement Reaction

Science / Chemistry / Rearrangement Reaction: A reaction in which a reactant and product are isomers of each other. Chemical bonds within the reactant are broken and reformed to produce the product. MORE

Redox Reaction

Science / Chemistry / Redox Reaction: A reaction that involves transfer of electrons from one substance to another. Redox reactions always involve a change in oxidation number for at least two elements in the reactants. MORE

Reaction Series

Science / Geology / Reaction Series: A series of interactions between a melt and mineral crystals in contact with the melt. In a reaction series the first formed crystals (highest temperature minerals) react with the melt to produce a ne MORE

Reduction Half Reaction

Science / Chemistry / Reduction Half Reaction: That part of a redox reaction that involves gain of electrons. In the oxidation half reaction, the oxidation number of one or more atoms within the reactants is reduced. MORE

Reaction Rate

Science / Chemistry / Reaction Rate: A reaction rate is the speed at which reactants are converted into products in a chemical reaction. The reaction rate is given as the instantaneous rate of change for any reactant or product, and is u MORE

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