- chemical reaction
noun(chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others (Freq. 1)-
there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water• Syn: ↑reaction• Hyponyms:↑addition reaction, ↑aldol reaction, ↑chain reaction, ↑chemical equilibrium, ↑equilibrium, ↑decomposition, ↑decomposition reaction, ↑chemical decomposition reaction, ↑displacement, ↑displacement reaction, ↑double decomposition, ↑double decomposition reaction, ↑metathesis, ↑elimination reaction, ↑endothermic reaction, ↑exothermic reaction, ↑hydrolysis, ↑neutralization, ↑neutralisation, ↑neutralization reaction, ↑neutralisation reaction, ↑oxidation, ↑oxidization, ↑oxidisation, ↑oxidation-reduction, ↑oxidoreduction, ↑redox, ↑photochemical reaction, ↑reduction, ↑reducing, ↑saponification
* * *noun, pl ⋯ -tions [count]: ↑reaction 5a
Useful english dictionary. 2012.