Definition of reagent in English:

reagent

Syllabification: re·a·gent
Pronunciation: /rēˈājənt
 
/

noun

A substance or mixture for use in chemical analysis or other reactions: this compound is a very sensitive reagent for copper
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  • But what happens to a chemical reaction if the reagents are not in an ideal ratio?
  • More to the point, it has facilitated many reactions that depend upon acetic acid as a reagent or solvent.
  • The second phase comprises an organic solvent containing soluble reagents such as olefins.

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