participating readily in reactions
"sodium is a reactive metal"; "free radicals are very reactive"
reacting to a stimulus
"the skin of old persons is less reactive than that of younger persons"
that reacts or responds to a stimulus
that readily takes part in reactions
francium is the most reactive of the alkali metals.
Characterized by induction or capacitance rather than resistance.
Reacting to the past rather than anticipating the future, not predictive.
having power to react; tending to reaction; of the nature of reaction
Origin: [Cf. F. ractif.]
The numerical value of reactive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of reactive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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As a judge, I act in an extremely reactive manner.
Reactive (strategy) is way more expensive than proactive.
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We are hoping to be one of the first to establish this comprehensive screening of reactive proteins in wheat.
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