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an action elicited by a stimulus

the way in which a machine or other thing performs or functions

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an idea evoked by some experience

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(mechanics) the equal and opposite force that is produced when any force is applied to a body

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a response that reveals a person's feelings or attitude

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extreme conservatism in political or social matters

doing something in opposition to another way of doing it that you don't like

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By combining the power of two well-known reactions, chemists have devised a way to alter the length of carbon chains.
These oral allergens trigger immune responses that instruct the rest of the body to be more tolerant of allergens so allergic reactions don't occur.
As a result of this analysis of student testing, the author of this reaction noted that she felt "accountable" to the outcomes of standardized testing.
The book is in stages, so that those who are interested in the application of reaction technology can take it as far as they need.
These observations indicate that the fast ionic reaction to form cobaltic sulfide will effectively reduce the sulfur concentration near the rubber/brass interface, thus diminishing the opportunity for copper sulfide formation.
A striking difference (by four orders of magnitude) was found in one case, due to a combination of the effect of the ionic liquid on the rate of reaction and its effect on the reduction potentials of the two reactants, which in turn affect the rate constants.
This reaction can be shown to be endothermic by calculating the heat of reaction and referencing the heats of formation (Btu/lb mole) for each element.
The injection prompts antibodies (not those associated with allergies) to kick in and destroy the allergen before it can cause an allergic reaction.
That makes the reaction easy to do on a laboratory bench top.
One obvious example of the potential influence of atmospheric reactions on the toxicity of ambient particles is seen by comparing several classes of mutagenic nitro-PAHs and nitro-oxy-PAHs in diesel exhaust with those found in ambient air [International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS) 2003 and references therein].
The Maillard reaction is particularly important in food systems where the products of the reaction can be responsible for the aroma, taste and appearance of foods.
Because the cement setting reaction does not occur to a significant extent in these liquids, the cement would remain pliable for an indefinite period and harden after being placed in a defect and a sufficient amount of water from the surrounding tissues diffused into the paste.
Shott-lived species may be responsible, because the bioresponse was diminished in experiments conducted at higher relative humidity and with longer reaction times (Wilkins et al.