pertaining to or producing chemical change at high temperatures.
Origin of pyrochemical
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of, concerned with, being, producing, or resulting from chemical changes at high temperatures
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Relating to or designating chemical activity at elevated temperatures. Pyrochemical reactions are used, for example, to bring about the transmutation of certain transuranic elements.
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