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Translation of "catalyst" - English-Spanish dictionary

catalyst

noun /kӕtəlist/
(chemistry) a substance which causes or assists a chemical change in another substance without itself undergoing any permanent chemical change catalizador Silver is used as a catalyst to convert ethylene into ethylene oxide.
someone or something that helps bring about a change catalizador The crisis has acted as a catalyst for long overdue reforms.
catalytic adjective
catalíctico Copper has a catalytic effect on the oxidation of ferrous iron.
(Definition of catalyst from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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