reactant

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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.
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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
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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]
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re·ac·tant

(rē-ăk′tənt)
A substance participating in a chemical reaction, especially one present at the start of the reaction.
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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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Stooping of the linear pattern at higher concentrations of protons is justifiable considering the fixed concentration of bromate ions in the reaction mixture, which acts as the limiting reactant.
Tansesterification of Jatropha methyl ester, and hence a kinetic was performed by considering the rate of intermediate changes, ME and DE with respect to the concentration of the limiting reactant, TMP.
* Conversion of limiting reactant exceeds 80% in case of toluene dispersed in nitric acid ("a" region; toluene volume fraction < 0.3).