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Definition of catalytic converter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

catalytic converter

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌkætəˌlɪtɪk kənˈvɜːtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkætəˌlɪtɪk kənˈvɜːrtər//
 
Parts of a car, Waste and pollution
 
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a device used in the exhaust system of vehicles to reduce the damage caused to the environment a car fitted with a catalytic converter See related entries: Parts of a car, Waste and pollution
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: catalytic converter