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ca·tal·y·sis

 (kə-tăl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. ca·tal·y·ses (-sēz′)
The action of a catalyst, especially an increase in the rate of a chemical reaction.

[Greek katalusis, dissolution, from katalūein, to dissolve : kata-, intensive pref.; see cata- + lūein, to loosen; see leu- in Indo-European roots.]

cat′a·lyt′ic (kăt′l-ĭt′ĭk) adj.
cat′a·lyt′i·cal·ly adv.

catalytic

(ˌkætəˈlɪtɪk) or

catalytical

adj
(Chemistry) of or relating to catalysis; involving a catalyst
ˌcataˈlytically adv

cat•a•lyt•ic

(ˌkæt lˈɪt ɪk)
adj.
pertaining to, involving, or acting as a catalyst.
[1835–40; < Greek katalutikós able to dissolve <katálȳsis dissolution; see catalysis]
cat`a•lyt′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.catalytic - relating to or causing or involving catalysis; "catalytic reactions"
Translations
مُحَفِّز
katalytický
igangsættendekatalytisk
katalitikus
hvötunar-; örvandi, hvetjandi
katalytický
katalitiktezleşik

catalytic

[ˌkætəˈlɪtɪk]
A. ADJcatalítico
B. CPD catalytic converter N (Aut) → catalizador m

catalytic

[ˌkætəˈlɪtɪk] adj
(CHEMISTRY) [property] → catalytique
(fig) a catalytic effect → un effet catalyseurcatalytic converter npot m catalytique

catalytic

adj (lit, fig)katalytisch

catalyst

(kӕtəlist) noun
1. a substance which causes or assists a chemical change in another substance without itself undergoing any permanent chemical change.
2. someone or something that helps bring about a change.
ˌcataˈlytic adjective
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