Meaning of CATALYTIC in English
adj. Chem. relating to or involving catalysis.
Phrases and idioms:
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.
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012