Reagent meaning

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A substance used in a chemical reaction to detect, measure, examine, or produce other substances.
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(chem.) A substance used to detect or measure another substance or to convert one substance into another by means of the reaction which it causes.
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A substance participating in a chemical reaction, especially one used to detect, measure, or produce another substance.
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(chemistry) A usually available or readily made compound or known mixture of compounds used to treat materials, samples, other compounds or reactants in a laboratory or sometimes an industrial setting.
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