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reactive

1. readily partaking in chemical reactions
2. of, concerned with, or having a reactance
3. (of mental illnesses) precipitated by an external cause
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reactive

[rē′ak·tiv]
(electricity)
Pertaining to either inductive or capacitance reactance; a reactive circuit has a high value of reactance in comparison with resistance.
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