pyrolytic

pyrolysis

[pahy-rol-uh-sis]
noun Chemistry.
1.
the subjection of organic compounds to very high temperatures.
2.
the resulting decomposition.

Origin:
1885–90; pyro- + -lysis

pyrolytic [pahy-ruh-lit-ik] , adjective
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pyrolysis (paɪˈrɒlɪsɪs)
 
n
1.  the application of heat to chemical compounds in order to cause decomposition
2.  chemical decomposition of compounds caused by high temperatures
 
pyrolytic
 
adj

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pyrolysis py·rol·y·sis (pī-rŏl'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Decomposition or transformation of a chemical compound caused by heat.

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