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e·lec·trol·y·sis

 (ĭ-lĕk-trŏl′ĭ-sĭs, ē′lĕk-)
n.
1. Chemical change, especially decomposition, produced in an electrolyte by an electric current.
2. Destruction of living tissue, especially of hair roots, by means of an electric current applied with a needle-shaped electrode.

electrolysis

(ɪlɛkˈtrɒlɪsɪs)
n
1. (Chemistry) the conduction of electricity by a solution or melt, esp the use of this process to induce chemical changes
2. (Medicine) the destruction of living tissue, such as hair roots, by an electric current, usually for cosmetic reasons
[C19: from electro- + -lysis]

e•lec•trol•y•sis

(ɪ lɛkˈtrɒl ə sɪs)

n.
1. the passage of an electric current through an electrolyte with subsequent migration of charged ions to the negative and positive electrodes.
2. the destruction of hair roots, tumors, etc., by an electric current.
[1830–40]

e·lec·trol·y·sis

(ĭ-lĕk-trŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
A process in which a chemical change, especially decomposition, is brought about by passing an electric current through a solution of electrolytes so that the electrolyte's ions move toward the negative and positive electrodes and react with them.

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The process by which an electrolyte is decomposed when a direct electric current is passed through it between electrodes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electrolysis - (chemistry) a chemical decomposition reaction produced by passing an electric current through a solution containing ionselectrolysis - (chemistry) a chemical decomposition reaction produced by passing an electric current through a solution containing ions
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
chemical decomposition reaction, decomposition reaction, decomposition - (chemistry) separation of a substance into two or more substances that may differ from each other and from the original substance
2.electrolysis - removing superfluous or unwanted hair by passing an electric current through the hair root
depilation, epilation - the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)
Translations
elektrolyysi

electrolysis

[ɪlekˈtrɒlɪsɪs] Nelectrólisis f inv

electrolysis

[ɪlɛkˈtrɒlɪsɪs] nélectrolyse f

electrolysis

nElektrolyse f

electrolysis

[ɪlɛkˈtrɒlɪsɪs] nelettrolisi f

e·lec·trol·y·sis

n. electrolisis, descomposición de una sustancia por medio de una corriente eléctrica.

electrolysis

n electrólisis f
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