[kat-l-ahyz] /ˈkæt lˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), katalyzed, katalyzing. Chemistry.
[kat-l-ist] /ˈkæt l ɪst/ noun, Chemistry. 1. .
[kat-uh-mawr-fiz-uh m] /ˌkæt əˈmɔr fɪz əm/ noun, Geology. 1. metamorphism at or near the earth’s surface: breaks down complex minerals into simpler ones.
/kəˈtɑːnə/ noun 1. a long, curved single-edged sword traditionally used by Japanese samurai noun a curved single-edged sword traditionally used by Japanese samurai Word Origin Japanese n. 1610s, from Japanese.
[kat-ahng-geez, -gees, -ang-] /ˈkæt ɑŋˈgiz, -ˈgis, -æŋ-/ noun, plural Katangese. 1. a native or inhabitant of . adjective 2. of or relating to or its people.