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Ziegler catalyst

noun
  1. any of a group of catalysts, such as titanium trichloride (TiCl 3) and aluminium alkyl (Al(CH 3) 3), that produce stereospecific polymers

Word Origin

C20: named after Carl Ziegler (1898–1973), German chemist
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