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noun 
  1. (physics) 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.
  1. (idiom) A series of events, each one causing the next.
''The bombs all exploded in a .
Translations: 
  • French: réaction en chaí®ne (1,2)
  • German: Kettenreaktion (1,2)
  • Spanish: reacción en cadena

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