bimolecular reaction


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bimolecular reaction

[¦bī·mə′lek·yə·lər rē′ak·shən]
(chemistry)
A chemical transformation or change involving two molecules.
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ij]] = Termination rate constant for bimolecular reaction of radicals of type i and j.
The low molar masses were attributed to bimolecular reactions inside the particles between a growing radical chain and an entering oligomeric radical into monomer-depleted reacting particles.
Relative Gibbs energies in solution through continuum models: effect of the loss of translational degrees of freedom in bimolecular reactions on Gibbs energy barriers.