pyrolysis

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py·rol·y·sis

 (pī-rŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Decomposition or transformation of a compound caused by heat.

py′ro·lyt′ic (-rə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
py′ro·lyt′i·cal·ly adv.

pyrolysis

(paɪˈrɒlɪsɪs)
n
1. (Chemistry) the application of heat to chemical compounds in order to cause decomposition
2. (Chemistry) chemical decomposition of compounds caused by high temperatures
pyrolytic adj

py•rol•y•sis

(paɪˈrɒl ə sɪs)

n.
1. the subjection of organic compounds to very high temperatures.
2. the resulting decomposition.
[1885–90]
py`ro•lyt′ic (-rəˈlɪt ɪk) adj.

pyrolysis

the chemical process of decomposition under the effect of heat. — pyrolitic, adj.
See also: Heat

pyrolysis

The decomposition of a substance by heat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pyrolysis - transformation of a substance produced by the action of heat
transformation, transmutation, shift - a qualitative change
Translations
pirólise

pyrolysis

n (Chem) → Pyrolyse f

pyrolysis

[paɪˈrɒlɪsɪs] npirolisi f
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