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.
[kat-i-gawr-i-kuh l, -gor-] /ˌkæt ɪˈgɔr ɪ kəl, -ˈgɒr-/ adjective 1. without exceptions or conditions; absolute; unqualified and unconditional: a categorical denial. 2. Logic. 3. of, relating to, or in a category. /ˌkætɪˈɡɒrɪkəl/ adjective 1. unqualified; positive; unconditional: a categorical statement 2. relating to or included in a category 3. (logic) another word for categorial adj. […]
[kuh-thahr-tik] /kəˈθɑr tɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to . 2. Also, cathartical. evacuating the bowels; purgative. noun 3. a purgative. /kəˈθɑːtɪk/ adjective 1. purgative 2. effecting catharsis noun 3. a purgative drug or agent adj. 1610s, of medicines, from Latin catharticus, from Greek kathartikos “fit for cleansing, purgative,” from katharsis “purging, cleansing” (see catharsis). […]