hydrolyze

[hahy-druh-lahyz]
Also especially British, hy·dro·lyse.

Origin of hydrolyze

First recorded in 1875–80; hydro(lysis) + -lyze
Related formshy·dro·lyz·a·ble, adjectivehy·dro·ly·za·tion, nounhy·dro·lyz·er, nounun·hy·dro·lyzed, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for hydrolyse

Historical Examples of hydrolyse


British Dictionary definitions for hydrolyse

hydrolyse

US hydrolyze

verb
  1. to subject to or undergo hydrolysis
Derived Formshydrolysable or US hydrolyzable, adjectivehydrolysation or US hydrolyzation, nounhydrolyser or US hydrolyzer, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012