from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In chem., a reaction easily recognized by the senses, as by a change of color, and which takes place only when some other reaction has been completed, thus serving to indicate that this latter is at an end.
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In those cases where the amount of glucose present is required to be determined, Dr. Pavy's ammonia cupric process distances all compeers for ease of application and delicacy of end-reaction, combined with considerable accuracy.
To observe easily the exact end-reaction a piece of white paper should be placed behind the flask.
A similar experiment with 0.050 gram of bismuth nitrate could not be determined, the end-reaction being masked.