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electrolyze

[ ih-lek-truh-lahyz ]
/ ɪˈlɛk trəˌlaɪz /
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verb (used with object), e·lec·tro·lyzed, e·lec·tro·lyz·ing.Physical Chemistry.

to decompose by electrolysis.

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Also especially British, e·lec·tro·lyse .

Origin of electrolyze

First recorded in 1825–35; electro- + -lyze
e·lec·tro·ly·za·tion, noune·lec·tro·lyz·er, noun
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