Definition of pyrolyze in English:
Make or become decomposed through heating to a high temperature.
- It was found that the resorcinol-formaldehyde gels could be pyrolyzed to give aerogels of pure carbon.
- Both oil yield and styrene production decreased when pyrolyzed WEPS was repyrolyzed.
- Hydrocarbons within the formation may be pyrolyzed.
1920s: from pyrolysis, on the pattern of analyze.
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