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his reaction had bewildered her

reaction British & World English

Something done, felt, or thought in response to a situation or event

reaction English-Spanish

reacción f

dark reaction British & World English

The cycle of reactions (the Calvin cycle) which occurs in the second phase of photosynthesis and does not require the presence of light. It involves the fixation of carbon dioxide and its reduction to carbohydrate and the dissociation of water, using chemical energy stored in ATP

reaction shot British & World English

(In a film or video recording) a portrayal of a person’s response to an event or to a statement made by another

chain reaction British & World English

A chemical reaction or other process in which the products themselves promote or spread the reaction

cross-reaction British & World English

The reaction of an antibody with an antigen other than the one which gave rise to it

light reaction British & World English

The reaction of something, especially the iris of the eye, to different intensities of light

chain reaction English-Spanish

reacción f en cadena

addition reaction British & World English

A reaction in which one molecule combines with another to form a larger molecule with no other products

chemical reaction British & World English

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

nuclear reaction British & World English

A change in the identity or characteristics of an atomic nucleus that results when it is bombarded with an energetic particle, as in fission, fusion, or radioactive decay

reaction formation British & World English

The tendency of a repressed wish or feeling to be expressed at a conscious level in a contrasting form

Diels–Alder reaction British & World English

An addition reaction in which a conjugated diene reacts with a compound with a double or triple bond so as to form a six-membered ring

polymerase chain reaction British & World English

A method of making multiple copies of a DNA sequence, involving repeated reactions with a polymerase

metathesis reaction in metathesis British & World English

another term for double decomposition.

Wassermann test British & World English

A diagnostic test for syphilis using a specific antibody reaction (the Wassermann reaction) of the patient’s blood serum

the light reaction in light reaction British & World English

The reaction which occurs as the first phase of photosynthesis, in which energy in the form of light is absorbed and converted to chemical energy in the form of ATP

condensation reaction in condensation British & World English

A reaction in which two molecules combine to form a larger molecule, producing a small molecule such as H2O as a by-product

Wassermann reaction in Wassermann test British & World English

A diagnostic test for syphilis using a specific antibody reaction (the Wassermann reaction) of the patient’s blood serum

knee-jerk reaction in knee jerk English-Spanish

acto m reflejo, reacción

the forces of reaction in reaction English-Spanish

las fuerzas reaccionarias

he was amazed at her reaction in amazed English-Spanish

su reacción lo dejó atónito

her reaction astonished everyone in astonish English-Spanish

su reacción asombró a todos, su reacción dejó a todos helados (

I was dismayed at her reaction in dismay English-Spanish

su reacción me dejó consternado

that's a typically female reaction in female English-Spanish

esa es una típica reacción femenina

that was a typical panic reaction in panic English-Spanish

esa fue una reacción típica de un momento de pánico

her gut reaction was to pull out in reaction English-Spanish

su reacción instintiva fue echarse atrás

he was unprepared for her reaction in unprepared English-Spanish

no esperaba que fuera a reaccionar así, su reacción lo agarró

I'm waiting to see his reaction in wait English-Spanish

estoy esperando a ver cómo reacciona

her reaction seemed a little contrived in contrived English-Spanish

su reacción pareció un poco afectada

much heat is given off during the reaction in give English-Spanish

durante la reacción se produce mucho calor

much heat is given off during the reaction in give off English-Spanish

durante la reacción se produce mucho calor

the rash must be a reaction to the drugs in reaction English-Spanish

el sarpullido debe de ser una reacción a los fármacos


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