Synonyms of chain reaction
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- 1. chain reaction, chemical reaction, reaction
- usage: a series of chemical reactions in which the product of one is a reactant in the next
- 2. chain reaction, nuclear reaction
- usage: a self-sustaining nuclear reaction; a series of nuclear fissions in which neutrons released by splitting one atom leads to the splitting of others
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