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Can A Person Be A Catalyst?
A catalyst means "something that causes activity, an event, or change." And usually, these events and changes are big. But, can a catalyst be a person?
Origin of catalyst
OTHER WORDS FROM catalystself-cat·a·lyst, nounsem·i·cat·a·lyst, noun
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South Africa provides 84% of the platinum group metals needed for fuel cells and automotive catalysts.Europe relies on foreign raw materials to power its green and digital future. Now it wants to mine them at home|David Meyer|September 3, 2020|Fortune
That time spent in Ghana and across West and sub-Saharan Africa became my catalyst for starting Tala, and I regularly encourage my team members to take on a “figure it out!”The advice that helped this year’s 40 under 40 find their own path|kdunn6|September 3, 2020|Fortune
Floyd’s death was the catalyst for this year’s earlier protests, and Blake’s shooting reignited the demonstrations.Violent protests against police brutality in the ’60s and ’90s changed public opinion|German Lopez|August 28, 2020|Vox
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Brittney Sykes is a defensive catalyst for the Sparks and dramatically improved her efficiency from two.There’s No WNBA All-Star Game This Year, But We Picked The Rosters Anyway|Howard Megdal|August 26, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
But the copper performs another important function: working as a catalyst in the distillation process.
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We are proud that our film could be a catalyst for even a small change in the ways these boys are treated in China.China Doesn't Want You to See the Internet Addiction Film 'Web Junkie'|Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Other non-design services, like Adobe Business Catalyst, which hosts email fundraising campaigns and e-commerce, also went down.Adobe’s ‘Creative Cloud’ Goes Offline—and Takes a Million Designers With It|Kyle Chayka|May 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And that question is the catalyst for all the ambiguity throughout the film.How ‘Transcendence’ Director Wally Pfister Became Christopher Nolan’s Secret Weapon|Andrew Romano|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This simple act may have been the catalyst which gave Burl the solution to the problem.The Forgotten Planet|Murray Leinster
We may, then, compare the catalyst to what is known as "a good mixer" in society.
The tactful hostess, the salon leader, is a social catalyst.
When hydrogen peroxide comes in contact with a catalyst, such as permanganate of potash, it breaks down into oxygen and water.Operation: Outer Space|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The catalyst which was necessary for the final reaction would be brought to him by Polter.Beyond the Vanishing Point|Raymond King Cummings
British Dictionary definitions for catalyst
Scientific definitions for catalyst
Other words from catalystcatalytic adjective (kăt′l-ĭt′ĭk)
Cultural definitions for catalyst
In chemistry, a substance that causes a chemical reaction to occur but is not itself involved in the reaction.