chemical reaction, reaction(noun)
(chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
"there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"
an idea evoked by some experience
"his reaction to the news was to start planning what to do"
a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent
"a bad reaction to the medicine"; "his responses have slowed with age"
(mechanics) the equal and opposite force that is produced when any force is applied to a body
"every action has an equal and opposite reaction"
a response that reveals a person's feelings or attitude
"he was pleased by the audience's reaction to his performance"; "John feared his mother's reaction when she saw the broken lamp"
extreme conservatism in political or social matters
"the forces of reaction carried the election"
doing something in opposition to another way of doing it that you don't like
"his style of painting was a reaction against cubism"
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We hope once people get past the initial statements and initial reaction, when they really look at this legislation, when it comes to the floor of the Senate, they'll see it as an effort by the president to take ideas from both parties.
My reaction was the same as( the one) I had a few days ago, which is -- this remains deeply troubling, we'll see where it leads, but the first reaction is troubling.
I didn't at all mean to be insensitive to people who can't have children, a lot of people I know, their first go to prank on April fools is telling their parents they are pregnant to get a big reaction. But I will apologize anyway and take responsibility and say sorry to people who were offended.
We believe that the world community's firm reaction will be interpreted by Pyongyang as a signal that there should be no such escapades in future.
Our problem is not with reality. But with our reaction to it. Our thoughts are energy. Energy we use to create our experience. Therefore, our problem is with our thoughts. If we change our thoughts, then we change our experience. What we think, expands, and becomes reality.
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- رد فعل, تفاعلArabic
- reaccióCatalan, Valencian
- reakcio, reagoEsperanto
- واکنش, رآکسیونPersian
- reaktio, vastatoimiFinnish
- imoibriú, frithghníomhaíochtIrish
- ռեակցիա, փոխազդեցություն, հետադիմությունArmenian
- hvörf, hvarfIcelandic
- 反応, 反動Japanese
- 反動, 反應, 반응, 반동Korean
- ReaktiounLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- tindak balas, reaksiMalay
- reaksjonNorwegian Nynorsk
- ਰੇਅਕ੍ਤਿਓਨPanjabi, Punjabi
- reacție, reacțiaRomanian
- reaksiyon, tepkiTurkish
- 反應, phản ứngVietnamese
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