Translation: from english

antipollution device

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  • catalytic converter — an antipollution device in an automotive exhaust system that contains a catalyst for chemically converting some pollutants in the exhaust gases, as carbon monoxide, unburned hydrocarbons, and oxides of nitrogen, into harmless compounds. [1960 65] …   Universalium

  • catalytic converter — catalyt′ic convert′er n. aum an automotive antipollution device that renders some pollutants in the exhaust gases harmless • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • catalytic converter — noun a converter that uses a platinum iridium catalyst to oxidize pollutants and carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide and water; an antipollution device on an automotive exhaust system • Hypernyms: ↑converter, ↑convertor …   Useful english dictionary

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