endergonic reaction

(redirected from Non-spontaneous reaction)

endergonic reaction

or

endothermic reaction

a reaction requiring free energy (e.g. heat) from an outside source to begin the reaction. See also ACTIVATION ENERGY.
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In times like these, we need our ambassador there all the more to have continuing talks and dialogue with the Chinese and this is exactly what we have been doing,'' said Siazon, adding that recalling Ong ''would not have the desired impact as it would just be a delayed, non-spontaneous reaction.

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