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revers'ible reac'tion



Chem.
a reaction that, depending on ambient conditions, can proceed in either of two directions: the production of the reaction products from the reactants, or the production of the original reactants from the formed reaction products. Cf. equilibrium (def. 4).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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