fast chemical reaction

fast chemical reaction

[′fast ¦kem·ə·kəl rē′ak·shən]
(physical chemistry)
A reaction with a half-life of milliseconds or less; such reactions occur so rapidly that special experimental techniques are required to observe their rate.
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