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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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The gas flow velocity, the reactant gas concentration, and the performance in the fuel cell have been examined.
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To cover a broad range of applications, the current MRT program consists of two reactors; the Microfluidics Mixer Reactor (MMR) for very fast reactions, and a coaxial feed reactor (Co-Reactor) that introduces the multiple reactant streams coaxially and allows the predetermined residence time for slower reactions.
Air-bubbling was highly effective to prevent the polymerization of both the product and the reactant during the reactive distillation operation.
People who were more reactant responded more strongly to the subliminal cues and showed greater variation in their performance than individuals who were less reactant.
(Gaithersburg, MD) has patented a method for increasing the rate of chemical reactions involving the conversion of at least one reactant to at least one product involves contacting the reactant with an appropriate monoclonal antibody under conditions permitting the formation of a complex between the antibody and the reactant.
recently received a US patent titled "Closed Liquid Feed Fuel Cell Systems and Reactant Supply and Effluent Storage Cartridges Adapted for Use with the Same." The patent will help Neah in fuel-cell development using the company's silicon-based design.
Urea is a common chemical reactant and precursor used in the production of other chemicals and materials, including fertilizers, resins, plastics, and paper.
Here they exist in an incarnation called "nanohorns": One end of these minute carbon constructs is splayed out like a cornet, making it ideal for absorbing reactant gases (see www.nec.co.jp/press/ja/0108/3002.html).