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Ziegler catalyst


      n   any of a group of catalysts, such as titanium trichloride (TiCl3) and aluminium alkyl (Al(CH3)3), that produce stereospecific polymers  
     (C20: named after Carl Ziegler (1898--1973), German chemist)  
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