electrochemical

electrochemistry

[ih-lek-troh-kem-uh-stree]
noun
the branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical changes produced by electricity and the production of electricity by chemical changes.

Origin:
1820–30; electro- + chemistry

electrochemical [ih-lek-troh-kem-i-kuhl] , adjective
electrochemically, adverb
electrochemist, noun
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electrochemical (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɛmɪkəl)
 
adj
of or relating to electrochemistry
 
electrochemically
 
adv

electrochemistry (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ)
 
n
the branch of chemistry concerned with the study of electric cells and electrolysis
 
electro'chemist
 
n

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electrochemical e·lec·tro·chem·i·cal (ĭ-lěk'trō-kěm'ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of or relating to chemical reactions brought about by electricity; galvanochemical.

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electrochemistry   (ĭ-lěk'trō-kěm'ĭ-strē)  Pronunciation Key 
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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