photolyze

verb
pho·​to·​lyze | \ ˈfō-tə-ˌlīz How to pronounce photolyze (audio) \
photolyzed; photolyzing

Definition of photolyze

transitive verb

: to cause to undergo photolysis

Other Words from photolyze

photolyzable \ ˈfō-​tə-​ˌlī-​zə-​bəl How to pronounce photolyze (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of photolyze

1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Photolyze.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photolyze. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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photolyze

verb
pho·​to·​lyze
variants: or chiefly British photolyse \ ˈfōt-​ᵊl-​ˌīz How to pronounce photolyze (audio) \
photolyzed or chiefly British photolysed; photolyzing or chiefly British photolysing

Medical Definition of photolyze

transitive verb

: to cause to undergo photolysis

intransitive verb

: to undergo photolysis

Other Words from photolyze

photolyzable or chiefly British photolysable \ -​ˌī-​zə-​bəl How to pronounce photolyze (audio) \ adjective

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