(chemistry) a substance that retards a chemical reaction or diminishes the activity of a catalyst
Ant: ↑catalyst
Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science
Hypernyms: ↑inhibitor

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\\| ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ at anti- I+| ̷ ̷-\ noun (-s)
Etymology: anti- (I) + catalyst
2. : a catalytic poison

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/an'tee kat"l ist, an'tuy-/, n. Chem.
an inhibitor.
[1920-25; ANTI- + CATALYST]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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