pyrolytic


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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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Adj.1.pyrolytic - resulting from pyrolysis
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The glass is processed online by chemical vapour deposition to acquire a hard, pyrolytic coating.
As with Nineacres last year and Brevity this, Milton Bradley has worked the oracle with Currency and there is no reason why he will not get back to winning ways-after a narrow defeat at Doncaster on Saturday under tonight's rider, Paul Fitzsimons-in the Ariston Pyrolytic Oven Handicap (8.10) at Windsor.
Hemp, which produces ten times more methanol than corn and thrives on marginal lands, responds well to pyrolysis--being heated to produce renewable, nonpolluting pyrolytic fuels.
This method uses pyrolytic carbon planchets (available from electron microscopy suppliers) as specimen mounts.
The new system, called a Pyrolytic Destruction Unit, would destroy pathological tissue and other body parts along with bio-products used in chemotherapy treatment.
Other imminent products are the brand's first pyrolytic self-cleaning convection oven and the pairs of washers and dryers with the electronic monitoring system.
Limited use of hemp seed oil for lamps and Diesel-type engines is possible, but the real energy contribution of this plant may be through its pyrolytic conversion to methane, methanol, fuel oil and charcoal or perhaps its microbial conversion to ethanol.
Second, the company removed traditional open-top vapor degreasers used for cleaning and replaced them with a pyrolytic furnace.
After looking at extensive published and unpublished toxicological, metabolic, and pyrolytic data on the ingredients added to cigarette tobacco, notes Parrish of Philip Morris, this "independent assessment by six eminent scientists" found no additive to be potentially toxic at its level of use.
Chemical pneumonitis is caused by inhalation of hydrocarbons (3) and polymer-fume fever, by inhalation of fumes containing pyrolytic products released when fluoropolymers are heated to high temperatures and has been associated with smoking of cigarettes contaminated with fluoropolymers (4).