Meaning of chain reaction in English
Definitions1. a series of chemical reactions in which the product of one is a reactant in the next
- 2. a self-sustaining nuclear reaction
- « a series of nuclear fissions in which neutrons released by splitting one atom leads to the splitting of others »
- « A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results. » Wade Boggs
- « Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies - or else? The chain reaction of evil - hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars - must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation. » Martin Luther King, Jr.