zero-order reaction


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zero-order reaction

[′zir·ō ¦ȯrd·ər rē′ak·shən]
(physical chemistry)
A reaction for which reaction rate is independent of the concentrations of the reactants; for example, a photochemical reaction in which the rate is determined by the intensity of light.
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