Re*act" (?), v. t.

To act or perform a second time; to do over again; as, to react a play; the same scenes were reacted at Rome.

<-- = re-enact? -->

 

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Re*act" (?), v. i.

1.

To return an impulse or impression; to resist the action of another body by an opposite force; as, every body reacts on the body that impels it from its natural state.

2.

To act upon each other; to exercise a reciprocal or a reverse effect, as two or more chemical agents; to act in opposition.

 

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