|having an unsymmetrical arrangement of atoms in a molecule, or noting a carbon atom bonded to four different atoms or groups|
|a vessel, commonly a glass bulb with a long neck bent downward, used for distilling or decomposing substances by heat|
|1.||readily partaking in chemical reactions: sodium is a reactive metal; free radicals are very reactive|
|2.||of, concerned with, or having a reactance|
|3.||responsive to stimulus|
|4.||(of mental illnesses) precipitated by an external cause: reactive depression|
reactivity re·ac·tiv·i·ty (rē'āk-tĭv'ĭ-tē)
The property of reacting.
The process of reacting.