Synonyms

1. electrolysis

noun. ['ˌɛˌlɛkˈtrɑːləsɪs'] (chemistry) a chemical decomposition reaction produced by passing an electric current through a solution containing ions.

Synonyms

  • decomposition reaction
  • chemical decomposition reaction

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Rhymes with Electrolysis

  • hydrolysis

How do you pronounce electrolysis?

Pronounce electrolysis as ˌɛˌlɛkˈtrɑləsɪs.

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Sentences with electrolysis


1. Noun, singular or mass
In the production of metal through electrolysis, a layer of metal will form on the cathode.

2. Verb, base form
Some electrologists apply a topical numbing agent to the skin prior to electrolysis treatment to minimize pain.

2. electrolysis

noun. ['ˌɛˌlɛkˈtrɑːləsɪs'] removing superfluous or unwanted hair by passing an electric current through the hair root.

Synonyms

  • depilation
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