pyrolyze

verb
py·​ro·​lyze | \ ˈpī-rə-ˌlīz How to pronounce pyrolyze (audio) \
variants: or less commonly pyrolize
pyrolyzed also pyrolized; pyrolyzing also pyrolizing

Definition of pyrolyze

transitive verb

: to subject to pyrolysis

Other Words from pyrolyze

pyrolyzable \ ˌpī-​rə-​ˈlī-​zə-​bəl How to pronounce pyrolyzable (audio) \ adjective
pyrolyzer noun

First Known Use of pyrolyze

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Pyrolyze.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyrolyze. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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