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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?
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OTHER WORDS FROM catalystself-cat·a·lyst, nounsem·i·cat·a·lyst, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for catalyst
But the copper performs another important function: working as a catalyst in the distillation process.
Brunch is a catalyst, brunch is the enforcer of different-rules-for-the-weekend.Don’t Diss the Beauty of Brunch: Defending Our Favorite Meal|Tim Teeman|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
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
The senator's 13-hour filibuster of the confirmation of John Brennan to be CIA director last March was the catalyst.Rand Paul’s Audacity of Nope: Suing Obama Over Domestic Surveillance|Sam Youngman|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For that reason the catalyst is referred to as "a chemical parson."Creative Chemistry|Edwin E. Slosson
A catalyst failed briefly in its task, then resumed, but the damage had been done.The Short Life|Francis Donovan
As Thane had guessed, the use of gold in the catalyst principle gave Candar pause, but only momentarily.Evil Out of Onzar|Mark Ganes
I have some scientific knowledge myself about the powers of this catalyst.Brigands of the Moon|Ray Cummings
There may be a catalyst here in this area which works in conjunction with your thought-processes and not mine.The Alternate Plan|Gerry Maddren