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pyrolize

[pahy-ruh-lahyz] /ˈpaɪ rəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), pyrolized, pyrolizing. Chemistry
1.
to subject (a substance) to pyrolysis.
Also, pyrolyze; especially British, pyrolyse.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; back formation from pyrolysis; see -ize
Related forms
pyrolizer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pyrolyze

pyrolyse

/ˈpaɪrəʊˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to subject to pyrolysis
Derived Forms
pyrolyser, pyrolyzer, noun
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