chain reactionRate this phrase:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it
A nuclear reaction in which particles produced by the fission of one atom trigger fissions of other atoms.

The Manhattan Project produced the first recorded controlled chain reaction.

Additional definitions for 'chain reaction':

chain reactionA series of events, each one causing the next.
See them all »

Translation

Find a translation for the chain reaction phrase in other languages:

Select another language:

Nearby phrases

Some more phrases from our dictionary similiar to chain reaction

Discuss this chain reaction phrase with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this chain reaction definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"chain reaction." Phrases.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 24 Nov. 2017. <http://www.phrases.net/phrase/chain-reaction_2840>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!