chemical re-action

chemical reaction

noun
Chemistry, reaction ( def 7 ).
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chemical reaction
 
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Compare nuclear reaction a process that involves changes in the structure and energy content of atoms, molecules, or ions but not their nuclei

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chemical reaction definition


A process in which atoms of the same or different elements rearrange themselves to form a new substance. While they do so, they either absorb heat or give it off.

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