adverb see reactive

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  • reactively — adverb a) In a reactive fashion The infant responds reactively to stimuli. b) In relation to or by means of a reaction The films were reactively bonded. Ant: proactively …   Wiktionary

  • Reactively — Reactive Re*act ive (r[ e]*[a^]kt [i^]v), a. [Cf. F. r[ e]actif.] Having power to react; tending to reaction; of the nature of reaction. {Re*act ive*ly}, adv. {Re*act ive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reactively — See reactive. * * * …   Universalium

  • reactively — rɪ æktɪvlɪ adv. in a reactive manner, in response to a stimulus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reactively — re·actively …   English syllables

  • reactively — adverb see reactive * * * reacˈtively adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑react …   Useful english dictionary

  • reactive — reactively, adv. reactiveness, n. /ree ak tiv/, adj. 1. tending to react. 2. pertaining to or characterized by reaction. 3. Elect. pertaining to or characterized by reactance. [1705 15; REACT + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • reactive — adjective Date: 1794 1. of, relating to, or marked by reaction or reactance 2. a. readily responsive to a stimulus b. occurring as a result of stress or emotional upset < reactive depression > • reactively adverb • reactiveness noun • reactivity …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Meditation — This article is about the mental discipline. For the form of alternative dispute resolution, see Mediation. For other uses, see Meditation (disambiguation). A statue of the Buddha meditating, Borim Temple, Korea Meditation refers to any form of a …   Wikipedia

  • Thermobaric weapon — A thermobaric weapon, which includes the type known as a fuel air bomb , is an explosive weapon that produces a blast wave of a significantly longer duration than those produced by condensed explosives. This is useful in military applications… …   Wikipedia

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