catalytic converter definition

  • noun:
    • A reaction chamber usually containing a finely divided platinum-iridium catalyst into which fatigue gases from an automotive motor tend to be passed away along with extra environment to ensure carbon monoxide and hydrocarbon toxins tend to be oxidized to carbon dioxide and liquid.
    • A chamber containing a finely separated platinum catalyst which carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons through the exhaust tend to be oxidized to co2.
    • a converter that utilizes a platinum-iridium catalyst to oxidize pollutants and carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide and water; an antipollution device on an automotive fatigue system

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