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chemical reactor

n.
An apparatus or vessel for containing and controlling chemical reactions.
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Noun1.chemical reactor - an apparatus for holding substances that are undergoing a chemical reaction
apparatus, setup - equipment designed to serve a specific function
cat cracker, catalytic cracker - a chemical reactor for converting oils with high boiling points into fuels with lower boiling points in the presence of a catalyst
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