Definition of catalytic converter in English:

catalytic converter

Syllabification: cat·a·lyt·ic con·vert·er

noun

  • A device incorporated in the exhaust system of a motor vehicle, containing a catalyst for converting pollutant gases into less harmful ones.
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    • Finally the redesigned exhaust system brings the catalytic converters closer to the engine for faster light-off.
    • This contrasts with competing lean burn high-pressure direct injection systems which require a catalytic converter with a NOx trap to control emissions.
    • These include oil and fuel pumps, transmissions, thermal management of underhood electronics, catalytic converters, intake and exhaust manifolds and interior cabin air circulation.

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