Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “exothermic reaction”

See all translations

exothermic reaction

noun [C] uk   /ek.səuˌθɜː.mɪk.riˈæk.ʃən/ us    /-soʊˌθɝː-/ specialized
Translations of “exothermic reaction”
in Chinese (Traditional) 放熱反應(放出熱量的化學反應)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 放热反应(放出热量的化学反应)…
(Definition of exothermic reaction from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of exothermic reaction?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “exothermic reaction” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

escapism

a way of avoiding an unpleasant or boring life, especially by thinking, reading, etc. about more exciting but impossible activities

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More