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Reaction

A decline in prices following an advance. Opposite of rally.

Reaction

A decrease in price following an increase in price. A reaction connotes a slow decline; it is the opposite of a recovery.

reaction

A decline in security prices following a period of rising security prices.
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We do not say so, because we can account for the behaviour of water by the laws of physics; and if we knew more about animals, we might equally cease to attribute desires to them, since we might find physical and chemical reactions sufficient to account for their behaviour.
The reaction produced by repeated pricking contains both these elements; for it evokes that sensory quality known as pain, accompanied by a disagreeable feeling-tone, which we have called discomfort.
In Dryden, and his followers through the eighteenth century, we see the reaction against the exuberance and irregularity of that prose, no longer justified by power, but cognizable rather as bad taste.
Reaction mounted from the crew to the captain himself, and certainly, had it not been for the resolute determination on the part of Captain Farragut, the frigate would have headed due southward.
The reaction from the state of fear he had been in had overcome Spider quite as effectually as though he had drawn the fated piece.
The day had been too long, the day's effort too intense, and he was deep in the throes of the reaction.
On the whole therefore -- although I am not ignorant that, in many popularly elected School Boards, there is a reaction in favour of "the cheap system" as it is called -- I am myself disposed to think that this is one of the many cases in which expense is the truest economy.
And now, for Jane Porter, the reaction came, and she threw herself upon the bench, sobbing with hysterical laughter.
As if in reaction against the worsening of their position they were all particularly animated and gay.
According to clinically observed reactions caused by a honeybee sting, patients were divided into three groups.
To find the relative prevalence of lepra reactions among leprosy patients attending Dermatology out-patient department, the pattern of reactions in different types of leprosy and histopathological features of reaction.
Hypothesis: The reaction conducted on benzaldehydes with electron-donating substituents should result in even larger shifts towards the products of the secondary and tertiary Leuckart reactions.