catalyst

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catalyst(
kah
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duh
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(cause)
a. el catalizador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The assassination of the Archduke was the catalyst for the First World War.El asesinato del archiduque fue el catalizador de la Primera Guerra Mundial.
2. (chemistry)
a. el catalizador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A catalyst will speed up the chemical reaction of the two substances.Un catalizador acelerará la reacción química de las dos sustancias.
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catalyst
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (also fig)
a. el catalizador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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catalyst [ˈkætəlɪst]
noun
(Chem) also catalizador (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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