verb (used with object), e·lec·tro·lyzed, e·lec·tro·lyz·ing. Physical Chemistry.
to decompose by electrolysis.
Also especially British, e·lec·tro·lyse.
Origin of electrolyze
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Related Words for electrolyzedissect, resolve, determine, parse, anatomize, divide, separate, disintegrate, part, decompose, dissolve, hydrolyze, x-ray, decompound, electrolyze
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Historical Examples of electrolyze
These experiments give abundant proofs that a single pair of plates can electrolyze bodies and separate their elements.Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1