a substance that inhibits the enzymatic action of a .
an inhibitor. noun a substance that destroys or diminishes the activity of a catalyst another name for inhibitor (sense 2)
Chemistry. the causing or accelerating of a chemical change by the addition of a . an action between two or more persons or forces, initiated by an agent that itself remains unaffected by the action: social catalyses occasioned by controversial writings. Historical Examples We call this catalysis, catalytic action, the action of presence, or by […]
a change from one emotion to its opposite, as from hate to love.
the positive plate of an x-ray or other electron tube serving as the target for electrons coming from the , which cause it to emit high-frequency radiations. noun the target electrode for the stream of electrons in a vacuum tube, esp an X-ray tube