pyrochemical

[pahy-ruh-kem-i-kuh l]

adjective

pertaining to or producing chemical change at high temperatures.

Origin of pyrochemical

Related formspy·ro·chem·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for pyrochemical

pyrochemical

adjective

of, concerned with, being, producing, or resulting from chemical changes at high temperatures
Derived Formspyrochemically, adverb
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pyrochemical in Science

pyrochemical

[pī′rō-kĕmĭ-kəl]

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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