Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. That which catalyzes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In physical chemistry, a catalytic agent; a catalyzator.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

catalyze +‎ -er

Examples

  • DEFINITION: _A catalyzer is a substance which changes the velocity of a reaction, but does not change its products.

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

  • Analogy: Replacing the catalyzer in an 03-K64 Firefly.

    What I did during my absence, and how I imagined it

  • Also, Fillion revealed on Twitter that he swiped the catalyzer from 'Out of Gas' and put it in Castle's living room bookshelf beneath the model boat.

    Mal Reynolds is Back! - Pink Raygun.com

  • And so we have clear goals on each of those platforms and we are moving ahead with our global partners to ensure that we have a leadership role and playing an important catalyzer (sic) for awareness across the whole business world, for sustainability and climate change.

    CNN Transcript Dec 11, 2009

  • At one rest stop, Carmen buys coca leaves and demonstrates how to prepare them for chewing, by removing the stems and wrapping a dozen or more leaves around a catalyzer.

    colca canyon trip, day one

  • I noted that my catalyzer pack was having trouble keeping up — cracking the CO7 atmosphere and topping up the two flat body-form bottles at my waist.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection

  • I, for some reason, was the missing chemical — the catalyzer.

    Dwellers in the Mirage

  • Though milder than many, as she had pointed out, it required a permanent commitment on the part of the catalyzer.

    The Mocking Program

  • To bring about the first of these reactions rapidly, a catalyzer is employed, and the process is carried out in the following way: Large iron tubes are packed with some porous material, such as calcium and magnesium sulphates, which contains a suitable catalytic substance scattered through it.

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

  • A catalyzer, in chemistry, is a substance that helps two other substances to react.

    Prejudices : first series,

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.