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.

Other Words for Reaction

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

Redox Titration

Science / Chemistry / Redox Titration: A titration based on a redox reaction. For example, iron in water can be determined by converting dissolved iron to Fe2+ and titrating the solution with potassium permanganate (kmno4), a powerful oxid 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

Redox

Life Style / Wine / Redox: A term describing the reductive-oxidative way that wine ages. As one part gains oxygen and becomes oxidized, another part loses oxygen and becomes reduced. Early in its life, a wine will exhibit oxida MORE

Redox Indicator

Science / Chemistry / Redox Indicator: An organic molecule that has reduced and oxidized forms with different colors; interconversion of the reduced and oxidized forms of the indicator must be reversible. Ferroin is an example. 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

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