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a substance that participates in a chemical reaction, esp a substance that is present at the start of the reaction
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a technical term for any of the substances that enter into a chemical reaction. Reactants used in laboratory work are called chemical reagents.
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A substance that reacts with another one to produce a new set of substances (products).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.