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1. Tending to be responsive or to react to a stimulus.
2. Characterized by reaction.
3. Chemistry & Physics Tending to participate readily in reactions.

re·ac′tive·ly adv.
re·ac′tive·ness, re′ac·tiv′i·ty n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reactivity - responsive to stimulation
sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility - (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation; "sensitivity to pain"
excitability, irritability - excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part
2.reactivity - ready susceptibility to chemical change
susceptibility, susceptibleness - the state of being susceptible; easily affected


[ˌriːækˈtɪvɪtɪ] n (Chem) → reattività


n. reactividad, manifestación de una reacción.


n reactividad f
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In order to realise the significant potential of Al(I) for transition-metal style catalysis we urgently need to:- establish the principles governing oxidative addition and reductive elimination reactivity in aluminium systems.
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b] represents the value of reactivity, that the reactor loses while increasing the boric acid concentration in the coolant from 0 to [C.
Fe/Fe-oxide MNPs synthesized in our laboratory have showed the enhanced reactivity towards targeted contaminants due to the presence of zero valent iron (ZVI) protected by a passivated oxide shell.
Patients who receive a drug-eluting stent (DES) and demonstrate high platelet reactivity on clopidogrel are more likely to have blood clots form on the stent and to suffer a heart attack; however, these patients are less likely to develop bleeding complications, one-year results of the ADAPT-DES trial have shown.