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Noun Concept
Categories: Radioactivity, Nuclear physics, Nuclear chemistry, Physical phenomena
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nuclear reaction
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(physics) a process that alters the energy or structure or composition of atomic nuclei WordNet 3.0
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(physics) a process that alters the energy or structure or composition of atomic nuclei WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In nuclear physics and nuclear chemistry, a nuclear reaction is semantically considered to be the process in which two nuclei, or a nucleus and an external subatomic particle, collide to produce one or more new nuclides. Wikipedia
Process in which two nuclei collide to produce one or more nuclides Wikidata
A reaction involving a change in an atomic nucleus, such as fission, fusion, neutron capture, or radioactive decay, as distinct from a chemical reaction, which is limited to changes in the electron structure surrounding the nucleus. OmegaWiki
A process such as the fission of an atomic nucleus, or the fusion of one or more atomic nuclei and/or subatomic particles in which the number of protons and/or neutrons in a nucleus changes; the reaction products may contain a different element or a different isotope of the same element. Wiktionary