co·​cat·​a·​lyst ˌkō-ˈka-tə-ləst How to pronounce cocatalyst (audio)
variants or co-catalyst
plural cocatalysts or co-catalysts
: a substance or agent that brings about catalysis in conjunction with one or more others
Platina nanoparticles can serve as a co-catalyst in the reactions with electrons …Science Daily

Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cocatalyst was in 1961

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“Cocatalyst.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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