Meaning of CATALYST (CATALYZE; CATALYSIS) in English
- CATALYST (CATALYZE; CATALYSIS)
A substance which increases the rate of a chemical reaction without being consumed or produced by the reaction. Catalysts speed both the forward and reverse reactions, without changing the position of equilibrium . Enzymes are catalysts for many biochemical reactions.
General chemistry English glossary. Английский глоссарий общей химии. 2012