A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (chemistry)
a. catalyst
En algunos procesos industriales, el metal sirve de catalizador para acelerar el proceso y ahorrar energía.In some industrial processes, metal acts as a catalyst to speed up the process and save energy.
2. (automobile)
a. catalytic converter
Las emisiones contaminantes están controladas por el catalizador del vehículo.The exhaust emissions are controled by the vehicle's catalytic converter.
3. (agitator)
a. catalyst
El nuevo partido político fue el catalizador del cambio en el gobierno del país.The new political party was the catalyst for a change in the country's government.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (chemistry)
a. catalytic
El químico añadió un agente catalizador para observar su impacto en el experimento.The chemist added a catalytic agent to see its effect on the experiment.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (chemistry)
a. catalytic
2. (impulsor)
el principio catalizador del cambiothe catalyst of change
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (chemistry)
a. catalyst
4. (automotive)
a. catalytic converter
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1 (Química) catalyst
2 (Automóviles) catalytic converter
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