What is another word for catalyst?

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[ kˈatɐlˌɪst], [ kˈatɐlˌɪst], [ k_ˈa_t_ɐ_l_ˌɪ_s_t]

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How to use "Catalyst" in context?

There are many definitions for the term "catalyst." Broadly speaking, a catalyst is anything that speeds up or helps to promote a reaction. In chemistry, catalysts are often substances that help chemical reactions take place faster or more effectively.

Catalysts come in many different forms, some of which are well-known and others of which are less well-known. Some common examples of well-known catalysts include albumen, enzymes, and metals. Less well-known catalysts include ceruminous materials, lipids, and gemstones.

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