The reactive elements inside a battery can power a lightbulb.
An example of something reactive is a solution that explodes when another substance is poured into it.
- tending to react
- of, caused by, or showing reaction or reactance
- Tending to be responsive or to react to a stimulus.
- Characterized by reaction.
- Chemistry & Physics Tending to participate readily in reactions.
- re·ac′tive·ness re′ac·tiv′i·ty
(comparative more reactive, superlative most reactive)