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e·lec·tro·chem·is·try

 (ĭ-lĕk′trō-kĕm′ĭ-strē)
n.
The science of the interaction or interconversion of electric and chemical phenomena.

e·lec′tro·chem′i·cal adj.
e·lec′tro·chem′i·cal·ly adv.
e·lec′tro·chem′ist n.

electrochemistry

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ)
n
(Chemistry) the branch of chemistry concerned with the study of electric cells and electrolysis
eˌlectroˈchemist n

e•lec•tro•chem•is•try

(ɪˌlɛk troʊˈkɛm ə stri)

n.
the branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical changes produced by electricity and the production of electricity by chemical changes.
[1820–30]
e•lec`tro•chem′i•cal (-ɪ kəl) adj.
e•lec`tro•chem′i•cal•ly, adv.
e•lec`tro•chem′ist, n.

e·lec·tro·chem·is·try

(ĭ-lĕk′trō-kĕm′ĭ-strē)
The scientific study of chemical reactions that produce an electric current and of the use of electricity to bring about chemical reactions.
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Noun1.electrochemistry - branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of electricity and the production of electricity by chemical reactionselectrochemistry - branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of electricity and the production of electricity by chemical reactions
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
Translations
Elektrochemie

electrochemistry

[ɪˌlektrəʊˈkemɪstrɪ] Nelectroquímica f

electrochemistry

[ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ] nelettrochimica
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