anticatalyst

[an-tee-kat-l-ist, an-tahy-]

noun Chemistry.

an inhibitor.

Nearby words

  1. antical,
  2. anticancer,
  3. anticapitalist,
  4. anticarious,
  5. anticatalase,
  6. anticathexis,
  7. anticathode,
  8. anticavity,
  9. anticensorship,
  10. anticenter

Origin of anticatalyst

First recorded in 1920–25; anti- + catalyst

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British Dictionary definitions for anticatalyst

anticatalyst

noun

a substance that destroys or diminishes the activity of a catalyst
another name for inhibitor (def. 2)
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