reagent

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See also: reägent

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Possibly from Latin reagō. Compare with Norwegian Bokmål reagens. The sequence of actactionagentagency shows morphologic and semantic parallel, and apparent cognate relation, with reactreactionreagentreagency.

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  • IPA(key): /ɹi.ˈeɪ.dʒənt/
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reagent (plural reagents)

  1. (chemistry) A compound or mixture of compounds used to treat or test materials, samples, other compounds or reactants in a laboratory or sometimes an industrial setting.

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Internationalism; compare English reagent. By surface analysis, re- +‎ agent, however the term agent does not have a chemical meaning.

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reagent m inan

  1. reactant
  2. reagent
    Synonym: odczynnik

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adjective

Further reading[edit]

  • reagent in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • reagent in Polish dictionaries at PWN