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1. reaction

noun. ['riːˈækʃən'] (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others.

Synonyms

  • chain reaction
  • saponification
  • aldol reaction
  • displacement
  • photochemical reaction
  • oxidization
  • neutralisation reaction
  • chemical action
  • oxidation
  • chemical change
  • elimination reaction
  • equilibrium
  • neutralisation
  • metathesis
  • displacement reaction
  • decomposition
  • neutralization
  • chemical reaction
  • exothermic reaction
  • endothermic reaction
  • hydrolysis
  • addition reaction
  • reduction
  • decomposition reaction
  • oxidoreduction
  • chemical decomposition reaction
  • oxidisation
  • double decomposition reaction
  • oxidation-reduction
  • redox
  • neutralization reaction
  • double decomposition
  • chemical equilibrium
  • reducing

Antonyms

  • careful
  • failing
  • running
  • unsatisfactory

Etymology

  • reaction (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • reactio (Latin)

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  • dissatisfaction
  • satisfaction
  • liquefaction
  • transaction
  • subtraction
  • extraction
  • distraction
  • contraction
  • abstraction
  • retraction
  • infraction
  • diffraction
  • classaction
  • telaction
  • interaction
  • exaction
  • attraction
  • traction
  • inaction
  • fraction
  • faction

2. reaction

noun. ['riːˈækʃən'] an idea evoked by some experience.

Synonyms

  • idea

Antonyms

  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis

Etymology

  • reaction (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • reactio (Latin)

3. reaction

noun. ['riːˈækʃən'] a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent.

Synonyms

  • answer
  • immune response
  • kinesis
  • immune reaction
  • transfusion reaction
  • activity
  • psychogalvanic response
  • electrical skin response
  • bodily function
  • reflex action
  • bodily process
  • learned response
  • double take
  • body process
  • inborn reflex
  • rebound
  • unconditioned reflex
  • GSR
  • physiological reaction
  • reflex
  • Tarchanoff phenomenon
  • automatism
  • immunologic response
  • galvanic skin response
  • reflex response
  • taxis
  • passage
  • tropism
  • innate reflex
  • passing
  • overreaction
  • response
  • learned reaction
  • electrodermal response
  • Fere phenomenon

Antonyms

  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • activation
  • sink

Etymology

  • reaction (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • reactio (Latin)

4. light

noun. ['ˈlaɪt'] (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation.

Synonyms

  • actinic ray
  • half-light
  • twilight
  • visible radiation
  • gegenschein
  • sunlight
  • lamplight
  • light beam
  • electromagnetic spectrum
  • candle flame
  • jack-o'-lantern
  • daylight
  • Moon
  • shooting star
  • radiance
  • moonlight
  • ray of light
  • actinic radiation
  • will-o'-the-wisp
  • ignis fatuus
  • fluorescence
  • candlelight
  • shaft of light
  • gaslight
  • friar's lantern
  • sunshine
  • shaft
  • glowing
  • streamer
  • sun
  • visible light
  • corona
  • beam
  • incandescence
  • glow
  • moonshine
  • scintillation
  • starlight
  • firelight
  • luminescence
  • torchlight
  • beam of light
  • counterglow
  • irradiation
  • ray

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • front
  • rear
  • windward

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. light

noun. ['ˈlaɪt'] any device serving as a source of illumination.

Synonyms

  • night-light
  • jacklight
  • panel light
  • riding lamp
  • flasher
  • fairy light
  • headlamp
  • sconce
  • anchor light
  • floodlight
  • blinker
  • searchlight
  • flood
  • photoflood
  • theater light
  • flood lamp
  • headlight
  • houselights
  • riding light
  • torch
  • room light
  • light source
  • sidelight
  • source of illumination
  • strip lighting
  • running light

Antonyms

  • animated
  • spirited
  • lively
  • polished

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. light

adjective. ['ˈlaɪt'] of comparatively little physical weight or density.

Synonyms

  • lighter-than-air
  • floaty
  • buoyant
  • lightweight
  • low-density
  • airy

Antonyms

  • integrated
  • undiluted
  • cold
  • bare

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. light

noun. ['ˈlaɪt'] a particular perspective or aspect of a situation.

Synonyms

  • perspective
  • position

Antonyms

  • good
  • comprehensible
  • blond

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. light

verb. ['ˈlaɪt'] make lighter or brighter.

Synonyms

  • lighten up
  • light up
  • lighten
  • floodlight
  • illuminate
  • spotlight
  • illumine

Antonyms

  • euphemism
  • misconstruction
  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. light

noun. ['ˈlaɪt'] the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light.

Synonyms

  • luminescence
  • physical property
  • luminosity
  • brightness level
  • glow
  • brightness
  • luminance
  • illuminance
  • dull
  • incandescence
  • luminousness
  • bright

Antonyms

  • dull
  • sensitive
  • background
  • play down

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. light

verb. ['ˈlaɪt'] begin to smoke.

Synonyms

  • light up
  • fire up
  • ignite

Antonyms

  • complain
  • weigh down
  • burden
  • obfuscate

Etymology

  • leoht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • light (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lighten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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