pyrochemical

[ pahy-ruh-kem-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌpaɪ rəˈkɛm ɪ kəl /

adjective

pertaining to or producing chemical change at high temperatures.

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Origin of pyrochemical

OTHER WORDS FROM pyrochemical

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

pyrochemical
/ (ˌpaɪrəʊˈkɛmɪkəl) /

adjective

of, concerned with, being, producing, or resulting from chemical changes at high temperatures

Derived forms of pyrochemical

pyrochemically, adverb
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Scientific definitions for pyrochemical

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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