Heterogeneous Reaction Definition

Definition: A heterogeneous reaction is a chemical reaction where the reactants are in different phases from each other.

Examples: The reaction between acid and metal is a heterogeneous reaction.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Heterogeneous Reaction Definition." ThoughtCo, Jun. 30, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-heterogeneous-reaction-605207. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, June 30). Heterogeneous Reaction Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-heterogeneous-reaction-605207 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Heterogeneous Reaction Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-heterogeneous-reaction-605207 (accessed January 16, 2018).