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re·ac·tant

 (rē-ăk′tənt)
n.
A substance that is altered or incorporated into another substance in a chemical reaction, especially a directly reacting substance present at the initiation of the reaction.

reactant

(rɪˈæktənt)
n
(Chemistry) a substance that participates in a chemical reaction, esp a substance that is present at the start of the reaction. Compare product4

re•ac•tant

(riˈæk tənt)

n.
1. a person or thing that reacts.
2. any substance that undergoes a chemical change in a given reaction.
[1925–30]

re·ac·tant

(rē-ăk′tənt)
A substance participating in a chemical reaction, especially one present at the start of the reaction.

reactant

A substance present at the start of chemical reaction which takes part in the reaction.
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Noun1.reactant - a chemical substance that is present at the start of a chemical reaction
chemical, chemical substance - material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
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In this paper Perspex (PMMA) was studied for its dissolving properties in chloroform, in the form of its dust and by observing reactants weights, estimation of solvent's rates of evaporation was performed.
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The reaction will take a long time to finish without surfactants because reactants are insoluble in water.
This method is based on the standards of green chemistry due to the use of biological and green reactants instead of toxic chemicals and contaminants.
Forming aramid copolymers is difficult because of the very different reactivity ratios of the reactants.
Although FMF is a clinical condition generally characterized by painful inflammatory attacks, high levels of acute-phase reactants, cytokines, and inflammation-induced proteins measured during attack-free phases in many patients suggest that inflammation still persists (4,5).
The concentration of chlorine dioxide released from the films, which contained from 5% to 30% of the reactants, was in the range of 120 ppm to 665 ppm.
Rapid shaking of the vessel causes these balls to grind one or more of the reactants into powder.