reaction line

reaction line

[rē′ak·shən ‚līn]
(physical chemistry)
In a ternary system, a special case of the boundary line along which one of the two crystalline phases present reacts with the liquid, as the temperature is decreased, to form the other crystalline phase. Also known as reaction boundary; reaction curve.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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