second-order reaction

noun

Definition of second-order reaction

: a chemical reaction in which the rate of reaction is proportional to the concentration of each of two reacting molecules — compare order of a reaction

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“Second-order reaction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/second-order%20reaction. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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