catalysis

Definitions of catalysis
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n acceleration of a chemical reaction induced the presence of material that is chemically unchanged at the end of the reaction

“of the top 50 commodity chemicals, 30 are created directly by catalysis and another 6 are made from raw materials that are catalytically produced”
Synonyms:
contact action
Types:
autocatalysis
catalysis in which the catalyst is one of the products of the reaction
Type of:
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process
(chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved

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