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
broad or wide-ranging in tastes, interests, or the like; having sympathies with all; broad-minded; liberal. universal in extent; involving all; of interest to all. pertaining to the whole Christian body or church. of or relating to a Catholic church, especially the Roman Catholic Church. Theology. (among Roman Catholics) claiming to possess exclusively the notes or […]
the faith, system, and practice of the , especially the . (lowercase) . Contemporary Examples Be in no doubt: the decline of Catholicism in Irish life is chiefly the result of the Church’s own actions. Father Ted: Comedy as Liberation Tom Doran March 7, 2013 Italy has 1.2 million Muslim residents and 20,000 Italians who […]