[kahr-niv-er-uh s] /kɑrˈnɪv ər əs/ adjective 1. flesh-eating: A dog is a carnivorous animal. 2. of the . /kɑːˈnɪvərəs/ adjective 1. (esp of animals) feeding on flesh 2. (of plants such as the pitcher plant and sundew) able to trap and digest insects and other small animals 3. of or relating to the Carnivora 4. […]
[non-kash] /nɒnˈkæʃ/ adjective 1. of or constituting financial sources other than : a noncash expense.
[kuh-tal-uh-sis] /kəˈtæl ə sɪs/ noun, plural catalyses [kuh-tal-uh-seez] /kəˈtæl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA) 1. Chemistry. the causing or accelerating of a chemical change by the addition of a . 2. 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. […]
[kat-uh-strof-ik] /ˌkæt əˈstrɒf ɪk/ adjective 1. of the nature of a , or disastrous event; calamitous: a catastrophic failure of the dam. adj. 1824, from catastrophe + -ic. Related: Catastrophical; catastrophically.