Catalyst

In chemistry, a catalyst is something that triggers or accelerates a chemical reaction.  A catalyst can also be something that initiates an event or action.  Often times reactions from catalysts produce heat.  Different chemical arrangements can produce glues, solids, or whatever else the catalyst and the reactant are designed to produce.

 
 
About The Author

Matt Slick is the President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry.