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electrolyze

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verb, elec·tro·lyze \i-ˈlek-trə-ˌlīz\

Definition of electrolyze

electrolyzedelectrolyzing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject to electrolysis



1834

First Known Use of electrolyze

1834


Medical Dictionary

electrolyze

transitive verb elec·tro·lyze

Medical Definition of electrolyze

electrolyzed or British electrolysed; electrolyzing or British electrolysing

  1. :  to subject to electrolysis



Variants of electrolyze

or British electrolyse \i-ˈlek-trə-ˌlīz\play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "electrolyze"


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