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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.
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catalytic

(ˌkætəˈlɪtɪk) or

catalytical

adj
(Chemistry) of or relating to catalysis; involving a catalyst
ˌcataˈlytically adv
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.catalytic - relating to or causing or involving catalysis; "catalytic reactions"
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Translations
مُحَفِّز
katalytický
igangsættendekatalytisk
katalitikus
hvötunar-; örvandi, hvetjandi
katalytický
katalitiktezleşik

catalytic

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

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

adj (lit, fig)katalytisch
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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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Exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine comprises of toxic gas and pollutants; automotive catalytic converter devices are used in vehicles to convert these gases into less harmful emissions by catalyzing a redox reaction.
Summary: Exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine comprises of toxic gas and pollutants; automotive catalytic converter devices are used in vehicles to convert these gases into less harmful emissions by catalyzing a redox reaction.
She says the men were trying to steal her Honda Jazz car's catalytic converter, probably to sell for scrap as they contain precious metals such as platinum and palladium.
Royal Mail today reveals JM's three-way catalytic converter as one of ten new unique stamps to mark Britain's long and proud history of engineering excellence.
CATALYTIC converter thieves are on the prowl - and they're targeting Hondas and Toyotas.
THERE has been an increase in the number of catalytic converter thefts across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland - and motorists are being urged to remain vigilant.
Researchers at Washington State University, Pullman; The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque; and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Wash.; have created a catalytic converter capable of reducing pollutants at the lower temperatures expected in advanced engines.
To keep emissions at an acceptable level, however, it is critical that the catalytic converter does not fall below light-off temperature in between engine operation.
As per the literature LGMN harbours a catalytic triad consisting of three amino acid residues (Cys189-His148-Asn42)15.A receptor grid was created around the binding cavity (active sites) of protein by specifying the key amino acid residues (Cys 189, His 148 and Asn42).