follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

hydrolyze

[hahy-druh-lahyz] /ˈhaɪ drəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), hydrolyzed, hydrolyzing.
1.
to subject or be subjected to hydrolysis.
Also, especially British, hydrolyse.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; hydro(lysis) + -lyze
Related forms
hydrolyzable, adjective
hydrolyzation, noun
hydrolyzer, noun
unhydrolyzed, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for hydrolyze

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for hydro

12
10
Scrabble Words With Friends