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electrolyze

[ih-lek-truh-lahyz] /ɪˈlɛk trəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), electrolyzed, electrolyzing. Physical Chemistry.
1.
to decompose by electrolysis.
Also, especially British, electrolyse.
Origin of electrolyze
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; electro- + -lyze
Related forms
electrolyzation, noun
electrolyzer, noun
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