Definition of electrochemistry in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˌlektrōˈkeməstrē/


The branch of chemistry that deals with the relations between electrical and chemical phenomena.
Example sentences
  • Redox reactions are central to electrochemistry because they are chemical processes that involve the flow of electrons from one chemical entity to another.
  • Matter in the state of equilibrium is studied by physical chemists specializing in chemical thermodynamics and equilibrium electrochemistry.
  • Chemisorption plays an essential role in corrosion, heterogeneous catalysis, and electrochemistry.



Pronunciation: /əˌlektrōˈkeməkəl/
Pronunciation: /əˌlektrəˈkeməkəl/
Pronunciation: /ēˌlektrəˈkeməkəl/
Pronunciation: /ēˌlektrōˈkeməkəl/
Example sentences
  • The sum of the half-reactions taking place in both cells is the overall redox reaction in the electrochemical cell.
  • The third test, which we perform with electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, tells us about the barrier properties of the coating.
  • Some components of a battery that are involved in the electrochemical reaction may not be solids, such as the sulfuric acid in the lead storage battery.


Pronunciation: /-ˈkemik(ə)lē/
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  • The salt bridge contains a high concentration of an electrochemically unreactive salt, such as KCl, supported in an aqueous gel.
  • Given a particular current flow in coulombs per second, we can also determine the time required to produce a certain amount of a substance electrochemically.
  • Porous silicon is created by electrochemically corroding silicon in solutions containing hydrofluoric acid.


Example sentences
  • The scientific world was astonished in March of 1989 when two electrochemists, Stanley Pons and Martin Fleischmann, reported that they had obtained evidence for the occurrence of nuclear fusion at room temperatures.
  • I understand some famous scientists such as the German physicist Ernst Mach, and the Latvian electrochemist Wilhelm Ostwald, never accepted the atomic theory.
  • Eighteen nuclear physicists, electrochemists and materials scientists reviewed research submitted by Hagelstein and his colleagues.

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Syllabification: e·lec·tro·chem·is·try

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