Catalytic (adjective)

Having the ability to catalyze or accelerate a chemical reaction without being consumed in the process.


From the greek word 'katalysios' meaning 'able to dissolve'.


  1. The catalytic converter was an important component in reducing harmful emissions from car engines.
  2. Catalytic reactions were widely used in industry, from refining petroleum to synthesizing drugs.
  3. The catalytic agent increased the reaction rate by lowering the activation energy required for the reaction to proceed.
  4. Catalytic enzymes were found in all living organisms, playing important roles in metabolism and other biological processes.
  5. Catalytic materials were carefully selected for their specific properties, including stability, reactivity, and surface area.
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