• Definition for "displacement reaction"
    • (chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary compound…
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displacement reaction definition

  • noun:
    • (chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary compound displaces and establishes free a constituent element from a compound
    • (chemistry) a reaction by which an elementary substance displaces and establishes no-cost a constituent element from a compound
    • (biochemistry) a reaction which an elementary substance displaces and establishes no-cost a constituent factor from a compound
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