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electrolysis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Electrolysis  \E`lec*trol"y*sis\,  n.  [Electro-  +  Gr  ?  a  loosing, 
  dissolving,  fr  ?  to  loose,  dissolve.]  (Physics  &  Chem.) 
  The  act  or  process  of  chemical  decomposition,  by  the  action 
  of  electricity;  as  the  electrolysis  of  silver  or  nickel  for 
  plating;  the  electrolysis  of  water. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  electrolysis 
  n  :  lysis  of  a  bond  produced  by  the  passage  of  an  electric 
  current 




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