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Meaning of REACTIVE

Pronunciation:  ree'aktiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (chemistry and physics) participating readily in reactions; "sodium is a reactive metal"; "free radicals are very reactive"
  2. [adj]  tending to react to a stimulus; "the skin of the geriatric is less reactive than that of younger persons"- Louis Tuft
 

REACTIVE is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: activated, excited, oxidizable, sensitive, unstable
 
 Antonyms: unreactive
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*act`ive\, a. [Cf. F. r['e]actif.]
Having power to react; tending to reaction; of the nature of
reaction. -- {Re*act"ive*ly}, adv. -- {Re*act"ive*ness}, n.

 

 

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