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Meaning of AUTOCATALYSIS

Pronunciation:  `otowku'talisis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  catalysis in which the catalyst is one of the products of the reaction
 

AUTOCATALYSIS is a 13 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: catalysis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Au`to*ca*tal"y*sis\, n. [Auto- + catalysis.]
(Chem.)
Self-catalysis; catalysis of a substance by one of its own
products, as of silver oxide by the silver formed by
reduction of a small portion of it. -- {Au`to*cat`a*lyt"ic},
a.

 

 

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