Oxidation Half Reaction

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

Other Words for Reaction

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

Neutralization Reaction

Science / Chemistry / Neutralization Reaction: A chemical change in which one compound aquires H+ from another. The compound that receives the hydrogen ion is the base; the compound that surrenders it is an acid. MORE

Net Chemical Reaction

Science / Chemistry / Net Chemical Reaction: A reaction that actually occurs as several elementary steps. Equations for net reactions often omit intermediates and catalysts. MORE

Overreaction Hypothesis

Business / Finance / Overreaction Hypothesis: The supposition that investors overreact to unanticipated news, resulting in exaggerated movements in stock prices followed by corrections. MORE

Oxidation

Science / Biology / Oxidation: The loss of electrons from the outer shell of an atom; often accompanied by the transfer of a proton and thus involves the loss of a hydrogen ion. The loss of electrons or hydrogens in a chemical reac MORE

Oxidation Product

Entertainment / Photography / Oxidation Product: Is the chemical produced by a color developer during the conversion of exposed silver halides to black metallic silver. MORE

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