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electrochemistry

[ih-lek-troh-kem-uh-stree] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈkɛm ə stri/
noun
1.
the branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical changes produced by electricity and the production of electricity by chemical changes.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; electro- + chemistry
Related forms
electrochemical
[ih-lek-troh-kem-i-kuh l] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
electrochemically, adverb
electrochemist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for electro chemistry

electrochemistry

/ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of chemistry concerned with the study of electric cells and electrolysis
Derived Forms
electrochemist, noun
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electro chemistry in Science
electrochemistry
  (ĭ-lěk'trō-kěm'ĭ-strē)   
The scientific study of the electrical aspects of chemical reactions, especially the changes they bring about in the arrangement and energy of electrons. Electrochemistry is vital to the study of electrolysis, power generation by electric cells, and the transmission of electrical signals by neurons.
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