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Reaction (IPA: /ɹiˈækʃən/)


Reaction (n.)

Any action in resisting other action or force; counter tendency; movement in a contrary direction; reverse action.

Reaction (n.)

The mutual or reciprocal action of chemical agents upon each other, or the action upon such chemical agents of some form of energy, as heat, light, or electricity, resulting in a chemical change in one or more of these agents, with the production of new compounds or the manifestation of distinctive characters. See Blowpipe reaction, Flame reaction, under Blowpipe, and Flame.

Reaction (n.)

An action induced by vital resistance to some other action; depression or exhaustion of vital force consequent on overexertion or overstimulation; heightened activity and overaction succeeding depression or shock.

Reaction (n.)

The force which a body subjected to the action of a force from another body exerts upon the latter body in the opposite direction.

Reaction (n.)

Backward tendency or movement after revolution, reform, or great progress in any direction.

Reaction

Part of Newton's laws

Reaction

Action or statement in response to a stimulus or other event

Reaction

Album

Reaction

British independent record label

Reaction

Song by Rebbie Jackson

Reaction Synonyms

Chemical Reaction

Reaction Synonyms

Response

Reaction Rhymes


Action, Faction, Fraction, Traction

Abstraction, Attraction, Classaction, Contraction, Diffraction, Distraction, Exaction, Extraction, Inaction, Infraction, Reaction, Retraction, Subtraction, Telaction, Transaction

Interaction, Liquefaction, Satisfaction
Dissatisfaction

Spanish Translation

Reaction in Spanish is Reacción

Tagalog Translation

Reaction in Tagalog is Reaksiyon

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All exploiting classes, after all, constitute a reaction against history; they are the target of revolution." - Kim Jong-il

Example Sentence (Quote)

" I'm afraid my gut level reaction is basically, proceed is cute, but cute doesn't cut it in the emergency room." - Larry Wall

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Religion is a species of mental disease. It has always had a pathological reaction on mankind." - Benito Mussolini

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Religion, whatever it is, is a man's total reaction upon life." - Religiousness

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Virtually every chemical reaction in a cell occurs at a significant rate only because of the presence of enzymes." - Albert L. Lehninger


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