chain-react

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chain-re·act

(chān′rē-ăkt′)
intr.v. chain-re·act·ed, chain-re·act·ing, chain-re·acts
To undergo a chain reaction.
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chain-react

vb
(Chemistry) (intr) to undergo a chain reaction
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chain-react


Past participle: chain-reacted
Gerund: chain-reacting

Imperative
chain-react
chain-react
Present
I chain-react
you chain-react
he/she/it chain-reacts
we chain-react
you chain-react
they chain-react
Preterite
I chain-reacted
you chain-reacted
he/she/it chain-reacted
we chain-reacted
you chain-reacted
they chain-reacted
Present Continuous
I am chain-reacting
you are chain-reacting
he/she/it is chain-reacting
we are chain-reacting
you are chain-reacting
they are chain-reacting
Present Perfect
I have chain-reacted
you have chain-reacted
he/she/it has chain-reacted
we have chain-reacted
you have chain-reacted
they have chain-reacted
Past Continuous
I was chain-reacting
you were chain-reacting
he/she/it was chain-reacting
we were chain-reacting
you were chain-reacting
they were chain-reacting
Past Perfect
I had chain-reacted
you had chain-reacted
he/she/it had chain-reacted
we had chain-reacted
you had chain-reacted
they had chain-reacted
Future
I will chain-react
you will chain-react
he/she/it will chain-react
we will chain-react
you will chain-react
they will chain-react
Future Perfect
I will have chain-reacted
you will have chain-reacted
he/she/it will have chain-reacted
we will have chain-reacted
you will have chain-reacted
they will have chain-reacted
Future Continuous
I will be chain-reacting
you will be chain-reacting
he/she/it will be chain-reacting
we will be chain-reacting
you will be chain-reacting
they will be chain-reacting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chain-reacting
you have been chain-reacting
he/she/it has been chain-reacting
we have been chain-reacting
you have been chain-reacting
they have been chain-reacting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chain-reacting
you will have been chain-reacting
he/she/it will have been chain-reacting
we will have been chain-reacting
you will have been chain-reacting
they will have been chain-reacting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chain-reacting
you had been chain-reacting
he/she/it had been chain-reacting
we had been chain-reacting
you had been chain-reacting
they had been chain-reacting
Conditional
I would chain-react
you would chain-react
he/she/it would chain-react
we would chain-react
you would chain-react
they would chain-react
Past Conditional
I would have chain-reacted
you would have chain-reacted
he/she/it would have chain-reacted
we would have chain-reacted
you would have chain-reacted
they would have chain-reacted
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The limitation of LWP, s is that they exploit efficiently only the energy in the chain-reacting isotope U-235, which makes up 0.7 percent of natural uranium.
The "breeder reactor" would convert the U-238 into chain-reacting plutonium.