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re·a·gent

 (rē-ā′jənt)
n.
A substance used in a chemical reaction to detect, measure, examine, or produce other substances.

reagent

(riːˈeɪdʒənt)
n
(Chemistry) a substance for use in a chemical reaction, esp for use in chemical synthesis and analysis

re•a•gent

(riˈeɪ dʒənt)

n. Chem.
a substance that, because of the reactions it causes, is used in analysis and synthesis.
[1790–1800; re (act) + agent]

re·a·gent

(rē-ā′jənt)
Any substance involved in a chemical reaction, especially one used to detect, measure, or produce another substance. Compare agent.
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Noun1.reagent - a chemical agent for use in chemical reactions
chemical agent - an agent that produces chemical reactions
Translations
reactiu
reagenssi
reaktif

reagent

[riːˈeɪdʒənt] N (Chem) → reactivo m

reagent

[riˈeɪdʒənt] nréactif m

reagent

n (Chem) → Reagens nt

reagent

[riːˈeɪdʒnt] n chemical reagentreagente m chimico

re·a·gent

n. reactivo, agente que produce una reacción.

reagent

n reactivo
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