catalyse vs catalyze what difference

what is difference between catalyse and catalyze

English

Verb

catalyse (third-person singular simple present catalyses, present participle catalysing, simple past and past participle catalysed)

  1. (chemistry, chiefly British spelling) Alternative spelling of catalyze

Derived terms

  • catalyser

Anagrams

  • acylates, stay-lace, staylace

French

Pronunciation

Homophone: catalyses

Noun

catalyse f (plural catalyses)

  1. (chemistry) catalysis

Verb

catalyse

  1. first-person singular present indicative of catalyser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of catalyser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of catalyser
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of catalyser
  5. second-person singular imperative of catalyser

Further reading

  • “catalyse” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Alternative forms

  • catalyse (mainly UK)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkætəˌlaɪz/

Verb

catalyze (third-person singular simple present catalyzes, present participle catalyzing, simple past and past participle catalyzed)

  1. (transitive) To bring about the catalysis of a chemical reaction.
  2. (transitive) To accelerate a process.
  3. (transitive) To inspire significantly by catalysis.

Related terms

  • catalysis
  • catalyst
  • catalytic
  • catalyzer

Translations

Further reading

  • catalyze at OneLook Dictionary Search

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