catalyst

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catalyst englannista suomeksi

  1. käynnistäjä, katalysaattori

  2. katalyytti

  1. Substantiivi

  2. katalyytti

  3. katalysaattori, katalyytti

catalyst englanniksi

  1. A substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without being consumed in the process.

  2. 1988, Stryer|Lubert Stryer ''Biochemistry'', 3rd edition, page 177

  3. Enzymes, the catalysts of biological systems, are remarkable molecular devices that determine the pattern of chemical transformations.
  4. Something that encourages progress or change.

  5. ''Economic development and integration are working as a catalyst for peace.''

  6. (quote-text)

  7. 2006, The Freedom Writers, with Erin Gruwell, ''The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them'', Diary 74

  8. Rosa Parks was a true catalyst for change and she was only one person. Hearing about Rosa Parks and her protest showed me that there is hope for me and all the students in Ms. G's classes to truly be catalysts for change.
  9. (quote-journal) (Review)|date=8 August 2014|passage=He Anthony Roth Constanzo also enjoys being the catalyst whereby opera fertilises other art forms: recently, he's collaborated with Japanese kabuki actors, and a project with dancers from New York City Ballet is in the offing.

  10. (quote-journal)

  11. An inciting incident that sets the successive conflict into motion.

  12. A converter.

  13. An object that facilitates the casting of a spell (such as a magic wand).