noun. ['ˌɛˌlɛkˈtrɑːləsɪs'] (chemistry) a chemical decomposition reaction produced by passing an electric current through a solution containing ions.
- decomposition reaction
- chemical decomposition reaction
Words that Rhyme with Electrolysis
Example sentences of the word 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.
noun. ['ˌɛˌlɛkˈtrɑːləsɪs'] removing superfluous or unwanted hair by passing an electric current through the hair root.