autocatalytic autocatalytic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or proceeding by autocatalysis

Usage(s):

  1. And since these particular autocatalytic technologies drive whole sectors of society, there is a risk that civilization itself may become unstable, unpredictable and unreliable.
  2. Many molecules important to life are autocatalytic, and in the soupy ocean and suffocating atmosphere of the young earth their concentration would tend to increase.
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