hydrolyze

[ hahy-druh-lahyz ]
/ ˈhaɪ drəˌlaɪz /
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verb (used with or without object), hy·dro·lyzed, hy·dro·lyz·ing.

to subject or be subjected to hydrolysis.
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
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British Dictionary definitions for hydrolyse

hydrolyse

US hydrolyze

/ (ˈhaɪdrəˌlaɪz) /

verb

to subject to or undergo hydrolysis
Derived Formshydrolysable or US hydrolyzable, adjectivehydrolysation or US hydrolyzation, nounhydrolyser or US hydrolyzer, noun
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