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electrolytic

[ ih-lek-truh-lit-ik ]
/ 瑟藢l蓻k tr蓹藞l瑟t 瑟k /
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adjective
pertaining to or derived by electrolysis.
pertaining to an electrolyte.
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Also e路lec路tro路lyt路i路cal [ih-lek-truh-lit-i-kuhl] /瑟藢l蓻k tr蓹藞l瑟t 瑟 k蓹l/ .

Origin of electrolytic

First recorded in 1835鈥45; electro- + -lytic

OTHER WORDS FROM electrolytic

e路lec路tro路lyt路i路cal路ly, adverbnon路e路lec路tro路lyt路ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for electrolytic

electrolytic
/ (瑟藢l蓻ktr蓹蕣藞l瑟t瑟k) /

adjective
physics
  1. of, concerned with, or produced by electrolysis or electrodeposition
  2. of, relating to, or containing an electrolyte
noun
Also called: electrolytic capacitor electronics a small capacitor consisting of two electrodes separated by an electrolyte

Derived forms of electrolytic

electrolytically, adverb
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