encounter

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.E02086
A set of collisions between @[email protected] molecules in solids, liquids or dense gases, occurring in rapid succession as a result of the @[email protected]
Source:
PAC, 1996, 68, 149. (A glossary of terms used in chemical kinetics, including reaction dynamics (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 163 [Terms] [Paper]