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or py·ro·lyze

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verb (used with object), py·ro·lized, py·ro·liz·ing. Chemistry.
  1. to subject (a substance) to pyrolysis.
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Also especially British, py·ro·lyse.

Origin of pyrolize

1930–35; back formation from pyrolysis; see -ize
Related formspy·ro·liz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pyrolyse


US pyrolyze

  1. (tr) to subject to pyrolysis
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Derived Formspyrolyser or pyrolyzer, noun
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