pyrolysis

noun py·rol·y·sis \ pī-ˈrä-lə-səs \

Definition of pyrolysis

: chemical change brought about by the action of heat

pyrolytic

play \ˌpī-rə-ˈli-tik\ adjective

pyrolytically

play \ˌpī-rə-ˈli-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of pyrolysis

New Latin


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pyrolysis

noun py·rol·y·sis \ pī-ˈräl-ə-səs \

medical Definition of pyrolysis

plural pyrolyses play \-ˌsēz\
: chemical change brought about by the action of heat

pyrolytic

play \ˌpī-rə-ˈlit-ik\ adjective

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