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Noun: neutralisation reaction
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: neutralization reaction)
  1. A chemical reaction in which an acid and a base interact with the formation of a salt; with strong acids and bases the essential reaction is the combination of hydrogen ions with hydroxyl ions to form water
    - neutralization, neutralisation [Brit], neutralization reaction

Derived forms: neutralisation reactions

Type of: chemical reaction, reaction

Encyclopedia: Neutralisation reaction