A reaction in which one molecule combines with another to form a larger molecule with no other products.
- Polymerization is an addition reaction.
- Typical reactions of ketones are addition reactions although as a group they are less reactive than the aldehydes.
- Like other hydrocarbons with double bonds, addition reactions can occur to change the double bonds to single bonds.
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Syllabification: ad·di·tion re·ac·tion
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