Definition of zeolite
: any of various hydrous silicates that are analogous in composition to the feldspars, occur as secondary minerals in cavities of lavas, and can act as ion-exchangers; also : any of various natural or synthesized silicates of similar structure used especially in water softening and as adsorbents and catalysts
zeoliticplay \ˌzē-ə-ˈli-tik\ adjective
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The third step was made possible by the researchers’ discovery of a new class of catalysts: phosphorus zeolite.
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