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chemical reaction

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Chemistry
chemical reactionˌchemical reˈaction noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 HCa natural process in which the atoms of chemicals mix and arrange themselves differently to form new substances 🔊 the chemical reaction between ozone and chlorine
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chemical reactionIt's all a chemical reaction.Fuel cells, which provide electricity generated by a chemical reaction between hydrogen and oxygen, constitute one part of that research.Enzymes increase the rate of a specific chemical reaction by lowering the activation energy needed for the reaction to proceed.
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