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

Derived forms: catalyzes, catalyzing, catalyzed

Type of: change state, turn

Encyclopedia: Catalyze