[ pahy-ruh-kem-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌpaɪ rəˈkɛm ɪ kəl /
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pertaining to or producing chemical change at high temperatures.
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British Dictionary definitions for pyrochemical
/ (ˌpaɪrəʊˈkɛmɪkəl) /
of, concerned with, being, producing, or resulting from chemical changes at high temperatures
Derived forms of pyrochemicalpyrochemically, adverb
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Scientific definitions for pyrochemical
[ pī′rō-kĕm′ĭ-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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