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anticatalyst

an·ti·cat·a·lyst
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [an-tee-kat-l-ist, an-tahy-]
    • /ˌæn tiˈkæt l ɪst, ˌæn taɪ-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [an-tee-kat-l-ist, an-tahy-]
    • /ˌæn tiˈkæt l ɪst, ˌæn taɪ-/

Definitions of anticatalyst word

  • noun anticatalyst a substance that destroys or diminishes the activity of a catalyst 3
  • noun anticatalyst a substance that slows down a chemical reaction by acting directly on the catalyst 3
  • noun anticatalyst an inhibitor. 1
  • noun anticatalyst Any substance that inhibits the activity of a catalyst. 1

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Origin of anticatalyst

First appearance:

before 1920
One of the 12% newest English words
First recorded in 1920-25; anti- + catalyst

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Parts of speech for Anticatalyst

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

anticatalyst popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

anticatalyst usage trend in Literature

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Antonyms for anticatalyst

noun anticatalyst

  • accelerator — The accelerator in a car or other vehicle is the pedal which you press with your foot in order to make the vehicle go faster.

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