catalyze catalyze  /ˈkæ tə ˌlaɪz/

Definition(s):

  • (v) change by catalysis or cause to catalyze

Usage(s):

  1. George Soros' support for brave truth tellers in Central Europe and the former Soviet Union helped catalyze the peaceful end of communism.
  2. Daily, many of us inadvertently reinforce racial barriers; national service can catalyze our moral obligation to dismantle them.
  3. He said Palin has focused on a bigger payoff: construction of a 1700 mile pipeline to the lower 48 that could catalyze gas production on Alaska's North Slope.

News

  1. Happy Tails: Pet Stores in Canada Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld

    Rising pet ownership, especially of smaller pets, will catalyze industry growth in the next five years; however, pet stores will continue facing mounting competition from grocery retailers, supermarkets and mass merchandisers. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Pet Stores industry to its growing industry report collection. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Fayetteville SwampDogs roll past Wilson Tobs 14-4

    It was a third inning featuring every starter in Fayetteville's rotation - some of them twice - and it was all the SwampDogs needed to catalyze their 14-4 victory against the Wilson Tobs of the Coastal Plain League on Saturday night.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Fayetteville Observer

  3. This Mount Can Attach Your Phone to Almost Anything

    Let's be real: Pockets, holsters and purses don't always stash your phone in an accessible or stylish fashion. Canadian-based design company They Innovate has a nifty solution with Clipless . The creators launched a Kickstarter campaign to catalyze support for the new accessory. Clipless is a three-piece magnetic mount that can secure to just about anything and can integrate easily to clothing ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Mashable

Quotes

  1. "The conflicts are challenging the current set-up of low-wage, low-tech manufacturing, and may catalyze the transformation of China's industrial sector," said Yu Hai, a sociology professor at Shanghai's Fudan University.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Yu Hai Source: The Associated Press

  2. Bloomberg adds [2]: "Bill and I want to highlight the enormity of this problem and catalyze a global movement of governments and civil society to stop the tobacco epidemic. We challenge governments to show leadership by implementing tobacco-control...
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: TheHeart.Org

  3. "We want to do everything we can to equip a new generation of technology leaders with the knowledge and tools they need to harness the magic of software to improve lives, solve problems and catalyze economic growth," Gates said in a prepared...
    on Feb 19, 2008 By: Bill Gates Source: Redmond Channel Partner

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