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[mass noun] Reactive power or operation.
- ‘It was now found that a free base of the general formula could be yielded if the free base is manufactured by releasing it with an appropriate reagency from a high purity, crystalline salt.’
- ‘The acid reaction is thus accounted for, as well as the deposition.’
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