BZ reaction

noun \ (ˈ)bē-¦zē- \

Definition of BZ reaction

: belousov-zhabotinsky reaction
  • Rotating spirals—and some other interesting patterns—can be observed in a beautiful chemistry experiment … . It is known as the Belousov-Zhabotinskii reaction, or BZ reaction for short—usually pronounced ‘beezee’ in the American style.
  • —Ian StewartThe Magical Maze1999

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First Known Use of bz reaction

1985


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