Meaning of CATALYTIC in English

CATALYTIC

adj. Chem. relating to or involving catalysis. catalytic converter a device incorporated in the exhaust system of a motor vehicle, with a catalyst for converting pollutant gases into harmless products. catalytic cracker a device for cracking (see CRACK v. 9) petroleum oils by catalysis.

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