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catalyst

noun abettor, activator, active element, accive partisan, active reformer, actuator, agacerie, agent provocateur, agitator, animator, catalytic agent, cause, encourager, excitant, exciter, ferment, force, goad, impeller, impetus, impulse, incentive, incitation, inducement, inspiration, inspirer, instigator, modifying cause, motivating force, motivation, mover, moving spirit, planner, popular ringleader, power, prompter, provocateur, provocation, provocative, spur, stimulant, stimulator, strategist, suggester
See also: stimulus
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BS I V, which is the regulation expected to be applied in the next phase, can be met by enlarging the size of the catalyzer from [phi]33xL60 to [phi]33xL75.
Jutta Wimmler, in "Material Exchange as Cultural Exchange: The example of West African products in late 17th and early 18th Century France", argues that Atlantic products such as ostrich feathers or gum arabic were key to the rise of consumer culture in Europe, not only because the shipping of ostrich feathers from West Africa made it possible for plumes to become fashionable in hats, but because African-Atlantic products were catalyzers to global growth in markets for already-existing types of products.
So it can be judged by all the steps, the barrier of the energy is lower to overcome because of the catalyzer of nano-TiO2, it is an easy process.
Free iron is a strong catalyzer increasing the formation of oxygen radicals with a 4000 fold higher rate.
For example, it would be of great interest to explore if team efficiencies benefit or suffer from having another major league team in the city; in other words, analyzing whether a tougher competition within a local market would serve as a catalyzer and lead to an increase in managerial performance.
To maximize the efficiency of exhaust emission purification so that the catalyzer, a three-way catalyst, can be started promptly after the engine starts, the catalyzer has been placed directly beneath the exhaust ports.
Mukerrem Sahin and his team of Turkish scientists were able to obtain hydrogen gas through a catalyzer system that processed hydrogen-sulfide water and turned it into hydrogen gas.
The new Dual Injector system also uses half the amount of rare metals in the catalyzer while maintaining the efficiency of the catalytic conversion system.
It also features tramming lights, illuminated platform stairs, silencer, catalyzer, fire extinguisher, horn, beacon warning lamp and reverse alarm.
The authors provide detailed explanations of the Edgy Catalyzer, the Visionary Motivator, the Measured Connector, the Tenacious Implementer and the Thoughtful Architect, listing the key descriptors, strategies and applications of each model.