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a. Of or relating to electrolysis.
b. Produced by electrolysis.
2. Of or relating to electrolytes.

e·lec′tro·lyt′i·cal·ly adv.


(Chemistry) physics
a. of, concerned with, or produced by electrolysis or electrodeposition
b. of, relating to, or containing an electrolyte
(Electronics) electronics Also called: electrolytic capacitor a small capacitor consisting of two electrodes separated by an electrolyte
eˌlectroˈlytically adv


(ɪˌlɛk trəˈlɪt ɪk)

also e•lec`tro•lyt′i•cal,

1. pertaining to or derived by electrolysis.
2. pertaining to an electrolyte.
e•lec`tro•lyt′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electrolytic - a fixed capacitor consisting of two electrodes separated by an electrolyteelectrolytic - a fixed capacitor consisting of two electrodes separated by an electrolyte
capacitor, condenser, electrical condenser, capacitance - an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
Adj.1.electrolytic - of or concerned with or produced by electrolysis
2.electrolytic - of or relating to or containing an electrolyte
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