Example Sentences

the invasion acted as a catalyst to unite the country

The catalyst in the reaction is hydrochloric acid.

Definitions

noun

something that causes an important event to happen

noun

in chemistry, a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected

Synonyms: accelerator

Other words

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