AskDefine | Define pyrolysis

Dictionary Definition

pyrolysis n : transformation of a substance produced by the action of heat

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English

Etymology

From the terms sc=Grek and |.

Pronunciation

  • a RP1 /pɪˈɹɒlɪsɪs/
  • a RP2 /paɪˈɹɒlɪsɪs/

Noun

  1. In the context of "chemistry|physics": The decomposition of a material or compound due to heat.

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References

pyrolysis in Catalan: Piròlisi
pyrolysis in Czech: Pyrolýza
pyrolysis in Danish: Pyrolyse
pyrolysis in German: Pyrolyse
pyrolysis in Modern Greek (1453-): Πυρόλυση
pyrolysis in Spanish: Pirólisis
pyrolysis in Esperanto: Pirolizo
pyrolysis in French: Pyrolyse
pyrolysis in Indonesian: Pirolisis
pyrolysis in Italian: Pirolisi
pyrolysis in Hebrew: פירוליזה
pyrolysis in Latin: Destillatio sicca
pyrolysis in Dutch: Pyrolyse
pyrolysis in Norwegian: Pyrolyse
pyrolysis in Norwegian Nynorsk: Pyrolyse
pyrolysis in Polish: Piroliza
pyrolysis in Portuguese: Pirólise
pyrolysis in Russian: Пиролиз
pyrolysis in Simple English: Pyrolysis
pyrolysis in Serbian: Пиролиза
pyrolysis in Serbo-Croatian: Piroliza
pyrolysis in Swedish: Torrdestillation
pyrolysis in Vietnamese: Chưng khô
pyrolysis in Ukrainian: Піроліз
pyrolysis in Chinese: 裂解
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