Definition of chemical reaction in English:

chemical reaction

Line breaks: chem|ical re|ac¦tion

noun

  • A process that involves rearrangement of the molecular or ionic structure of a substance, as distinct from a change in physical form or a nuclear reaction.
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    • They each have different chemical reactions because of their molecular structure.
    • A burning cigarette is a complex system in which many types of chemical reactions and physical processes occur in parallel.
    • Soaps are created by the chemical reaction of a fatty acid with an alkali metal hydroxide.

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