displacement reaction

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Noun1.displacement reaction - (chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
chemical reaction, reaction - (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"
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OrmeSTAR Ultra bonds with copper without a displacement reaction, ensuring long bath life, no microvoids and no solder mask interface attack.
IAg is deposited directly on the copper surface by a chemical displacement reaction.