pyrochemical

[pahy-ruh-kem-i-kuhl]
adjective
pertaining to or producing chemical change at high temperatures.

Origin:
pyro- + chemical

pyrochemically, adverb
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pyrochemical (ˌpaɪrəʊˈkɛmɪkəl)
 
adj
of, concerned with, being, producing, or resulting from chemical changes at high temperatures
 
pyro'chemically
 
adv

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pyrochemical   (pī'rō-kěm'ĭ-kəl)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to or designating chemical activity at elevated temperatures. Pyrochemical reactions are used, for example, to bring about the transmutation of certain transuranic elements.
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Example sentences
Plutonium metal is produced by pyrochemical processes in either centrifugal or stationary bombs.
Application of molten salts in pyrochemical processing of reactive metals.
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