hydrolyze

[hahy-druh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), hydrolyzed, hydrolyzing.
to subject or be subjected to hydrolysis.
Also, especially British, hydrolyse.


Origin:
1875–80; hydro(lysis) + -lyze

hydrolyzable, adjective
hydrolyzation, noun
hydrolyzer, noun
unhydrolyzed, adjective
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Example sentences for hydrolyzed
Aqueous cyanide is hydrolyzed rapidly, especially in sunlight.
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