Meaning of CATALYTIC in English

CATALYTIC

I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|id.ik, -itik, -ēk adjective

Etymology: Greek katalytikos, from katalysis + -ikos -ic

: causing, involving or relating to catalysis

a catalytic agent

a catalytic reaction

a catalytic function

a catalytic personality

• catalytically adverb

II. noun

( -s )

: catalyst

duty is sometimes still offered as a catalytic — Irwin Edman

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