Definition of Chemical reaction

1. Noun. (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others. "There was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"




Definition of Chemical reaction

1. Noun. (chemistry) A process, involving the breaking or making of interatomic bonds, in which one or more substances are changed into others. ¹

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Medical Definition of Chemical reaction

1. A process in which one or more substances are changed chemically into one or more different substances. (09 Oct 1997)

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Literary usage of Chemical reaction

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"A chemical reaction, then, is nothing more than the readjustment of the paths of oscillation of valence-electrons between the atoms of contiguous molecules. ..."

2. The Chemical Effects of Alpha Particles and Electrons by Samuel Colville Lind (1921)
"... a process that would require much more energy than that involved in the finally resulting chemical reaction, were it wholly molecular in mechanism. ..."

3. An Introduction to the Principles of Physical Chemistry from the Standpoint by Edward Wight Washburn (1921)
"The rate at which a chemical reaction proceeds in a homogeneous (I, 9) system is defined as the decrease in the equivalent concentration of the reacting ..."

4. A Compendium of the Course of Chemical Instruction in the Medical Department by Robert Hare (1828)
"REACTION BETWEEN PARTICLES, OR chemical reaction, Is distinguished into repulsive reaction, or repulsion, and attractive reaction, or attraction. ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1896)
"The Retardation of Chemical, Reaction from Diminution of Space. ... Of the phenomena of motion which go by the name of chemical reaction we know as yet ..."

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