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.
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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
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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.
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pyrolysis

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

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

pyrolysis

n (Chem) → Pyrolyse f
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pyrolysis

[paɪˈrɒlɪsɪs] npirolisi f
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According to BOC, naptha, regular gasoline, pyrolisis gasoline, as well as unleaded premium gasoline are imposed with an excise tax rate of P9 per liter.
Biomass pyrolisis processes: review of scope, control and variability.
Rock-Eval pyrolisis methods were used to estimate total organic carbon (TOC) and the source and thermal maturity of organic matter (Espitalie et al., 1985).
Preparation and Characterization of Activated Carbon from the Pyrolisis of Nut (Jatrophacurcas L.) Waste.
Kinetic modelling of the pyrolisis of biomass and biomass component, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 67(1): 75-84.
(6.) Many examples of uses of pyrolysis are available from CDS Analytical; cdsanalytical.com/prod pyrolisis.html.