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Synonyms for reactivity

ready susceptibility to chemical change

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In the case where molecules are chemically reactive, one simply doesn't have time to study them in bulk samples: They decay away before they can be cooled further to observe interesting states," Zwierlein says.
Young, On the diffusion of a chemically reactive species in a laminar boundary layer flow, The Physics of fluids, 1 (1958), 48-54
This spring, crew members on the research vessel Knorr joined scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to study the impacts of the chemically reactive industrial particles on cloud formation, ozone destruction, and Arctic warming.
Nasa's Phoenix spacecraft has detected the presence of a chemically reactive salt in the Martian soil which could make it less friendly to potential life than once believed.
As these brominated flame retardants are chemically reactive, explains ICL, they have an advantage over additive flame-retardant types in that they are nonextractable from the foam and avoid the release of bromine compounds into the environment.
So-called "ecologic" or "green" products are not necessarily free from adverse health effects; certain constituents such as terpenoids and linseed oil may be more chemically reactive than those from nonecologic products.
ROS contain an unpaired number of electrons, which makes them chemically reactive and extremely toxic to subcellular and cellular structures.
A free radical is an atom or molecule that has at least one unpaired electron, causing it to be very chemically reactive.
To date, API has thermochromatic, coinable, chemically reactive, pearlescent security and black light sensor inks.
A hand-held vacuum pump draws an air sample from a seedling into a glass tube where it is mixed with a blue-coloured chemically reactive substance in a disposable tube.
Chemical blowing-agent pellet concentrates with loadings of 10-50% based on exothermic, endothermic, or chemically reactive systems are formulated for injection molding, wire and cable, and other extrusion.
That excites the drug to produce chemically reactive oxygen to locally destroy the cancerous cells.
Cigarette smoking is a rich source of free radicals, the chemically reactive molecular fragments that can damage DNA, making affected cells more susceptible to malignant changes.
An example of a chemically reactive waste is hydrogen peroxide.
These materials are also abrasive and chemically reactive.
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