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  • n. Plural form of reaction.


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  • That such reactions are in value inferior to the remaining group of common reactions, which we have termed, in contradistinction, _specific reactions_, is perhaps sufficiently obvious; we shall speak later, however, of their occurrence in both normal and insane cases.

    A Study of Association in Insanity

  • Finally, a very recent application of using Google Spreadsheets to automatically call web services to calculate volumes and weights of chemicals needed in reactions is demonstrated (code by Rajarshi Guha). audio (mp3) screencast presentation

    NIST Social Media Day Open Notebook Science Talk

  • The visualization of the paths of particles taking part in reactions is necessary for the correct interpretation of events occurring at high energies.

    The Nobel Prizes in Physics 1901-2000

  • Intellectual chain reactions exist in an air of danger, daring and human hazard; transforming elements of thought require the chase, the hunt, and the adventure of traversing narrow cliff-side paths and box canyons.

    William L. Fox: The Most Dangerous Building On Campus

  • Being able to discern between conscious actions and subconscious reactions is the first step to acknowledging the value of symptoms.

    Dr. Darren Weissman: Unwrapping the Symptoms of Change

  • To avoid the stigma of approaching the IMF for extraordinary assistance — which can trigger another round of negative chain reactions in markets — more than a dozen Asian countries including China, South Korea, Japan and Singapore agreed to a currency-swap mechanism earlier this year under the Chiang Mai initiative.

    IMF Wants Network Of Regional Funds

  • But if they're honest reactions from a trusted writer/reader, if they're constructive pointing out what doesn't work in their opinion and offering hopefully an idea of what might work to get the same scene better, and if they not only include the positive, but also strive not to be cruel, then I find them invaluable.

    Writing Question: When to get a critique

  • Next thing you know, using his chalkboard, Beck will find a way to go from Obama to ‘voodoo’ - triggering all kinds of negative reactions from the TeaBaggers listening to his babble.

    Think Progress » Palin: With his ‘chalkboard technique,’ Glenn Beck is ‘changing our country.’

  • Frankly I'm disappointed in reactions which generally fall into one of two categories.

    Blogginheads Controversy

  • The belief that symbols were generated incidentally by a series of undemonstrable and unidentifiable chemical reactions is an appeal to the metaphysics of materialism.

    Conceptualizing Design


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