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Verb: catalyse  'ka-tu,lIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: catalyze)
  1. (chemistry) change by catalysis or cause to catalyse
    "They found that some RNA molecules were able to catalyse chemical reactions";
    - catalyze [N. Amer]

Derived forms: catalysed, catalysing

Type of: change state, turn

Encyclopedia: Catalyse