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  • 21 reaction — n. 1) to cause, trigger a reaction 2) to encounter, meet with a reaction 3) an adverse, negative; favorable, positive; strong; weak reaction 4) an allergic; chain; chemical; delayed; knee jerk (usu. fig.); natural, normal; nuclear; physiological… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 22 reaction — noun 1 TO A SITUATION/EVENT (C, U) something that you feel or do that is a result of something that has happened to you or been said to you: What was Jeff s reaction when you told him about the job? (+ to): Her parents reaction to the news was… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23 RÉACTION — n. f. T. de Physique Action d’un corps sur un autre qui agit ou vient d’agir sur lui. La réaction est toujours égale à l’action. En termes de Chimie, il désigne des Modifications d’ordre chimique résultant de l’action d’un corps sur un autre. En… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 24 Reaction — A reaction is usually any response caused by some other event:*Adverse drug reaction *Chemical reaction *Light reaction *Nuclear reaction *Reaction (physics), as defined by Newton s third law *Reflex reaction *Reactionary, a political tendencyThe …

    Wikipedia

  • 25 reaction*/*/*/ — [riˈækʃ(ə)n] noun 1) [C] the way that you feel or behave as a result of something that happens My mother s reaction was quite unexpected.[/ex] Shock is a natural reaction to such bad news.[/ex] See: knee jerk 2) [C] a bad effect on your body… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 26 reaction — reactional, adj. reactionally, adv. /ree ak sheuhn/, n. 1. a reverse movement or tendency; an action in a reverse direction or manner. 2. movement in the direction of political conservatism or extreme rightism. 3. action in response to some… …

    Universalium

  • 27 réaction — (ré a ksion ; en vers, de quatre syllabes) s. f. 1°   Terme de physique. Action opposée à une autre ; résistance active à un effort quelconque. C est par réaction que le corps élastique comprimé rebondit à la hauteur d où il est tombé, et qu un… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 28 Réaction —          BAKOUNINE (Mikhaïl Aleksandrovitch)     Bio express : Révolutionnaire anarchiste russe (1814 1876)     «La révolution n est pas la révolution lorsqu elle agit en despote et lorsque, au lieu de provoquer la liberté dans les masses, elle… …

    Dictionnaire des citations politiques

  • 29 Reaction — A decline in prices following an advance. Opposite of rally. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * reaction UK US /riˈækʃən/ noun [C or U] ► the way that something happens, or that someone does something, as a result of something else:… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 30 reaction — The tendency for prices to decline after a price rise. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary A decline in prices following an advance. Opposite of rally. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary A decline in prices following an advance. The opposite of a… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 31 reaction — noun a) An action or statement in response to a stimulus or other event The announcement of the verdict brought a violent reaction. b) A transformation in which one or more substances is converted into ano …

    Wiktionary

  • 32 reaction — Synonyms and related words: Bourbonism, Toryism, acknowledgment, action and reaction, aeromotor, affect, affection, answer, answering, antagonism, antipathy, antiphon, assumption, attitude, back answer, back talk, backchat, backlash, backset,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 33 réaction (n, p) — neutrono ir protono reakcija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. (n, p) reaction; neutron proton reaction vok. (n, p) Reaktion, f; Neutron Proton Reaktion, f rus. (n, p) реакция, f; нейтрон протонная реакция, f pranc. réaction (n, p), f;… …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 34 réaction (α, n) — alfa neutroninė reakcija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. (α, n) reaction; alpha neutron reaction vok. (α, n) Reaktion, f; Alpha Neutron Reaktion, f rus. (α, n) реакция, f; альфа нейтронная реакция, f pranc. réaction (α, n), f;… …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 35 reaction — noun Date: circa 1611 1. a. the act or process or an instance of reacting b. resistance or opposition to a force, influence, or movement; especially tendency toward a former and usually outmoded political or social order or policy 2. a response… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 36 Reaction — A reversal in the movement of a security s price. Reaction is most often associated with a downward movement in the price of a security after a period of upward movement, as investors sell off shares or decrease the volume of buy orders for fear… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 37 reaction — a reaction is a force exerted by a support on an object sometimes called support reaction. Using this definition, a reaction is an external force …

    Mechanics glossary

  • 38 reaction — re•ac•tion [[t]riˈæk ʃən[/t]] n. 1) action in response to some influence, event, etc.: the nation s reaction to the president s speech[/ex] 2) med a) a physiological response to an action or condition b) a physiological change indicating… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 39 reaction — atoveikis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. back action; counter action; reaction vok. Gegenwirkung, f; Rückwirkung, f; Reaktion, f rus. противодействие, n; реакция, f pranc. contre réaction, f; réaction, f …

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