HyperDic: catalysis

English > 1 sense of the word catalysis:
NOUNprocesscatalysis, contact actionacceleration of a chemical reaction induced the presence of material that is chemically unchanged at the end of the reaction
English > catalysis: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningAcceleration of a chemical reaction induced the presence of material that is chemically unchanged at the end of the reaction.
Example"of the top 50 commodity chemicals, 30 are created directly by catalysis and another 6 are made from raw materials that are catalytically produced"
Synonymcontact action
Narrowerautocatalysiscatalysis in which the catalyst is one of the products of the reaction
Broaderchemical process, chemical change, chemical action(chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
Spanishcatálisis
Catalancatàlisi
Adjectivescatalyticrelating to or causing or involving catalysis

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