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py·rol·y·sis

(pī-rol'i-sis),
Decomposition of a substance by heat.
[pyro- + G. lysis, dissolution]

pyrolysis

[pīrol′isis]
the decomposition of a chemical compound by the application of heat.

py·rol·y·sis

(pī-rol'i-sis)
Decomposition of a substance by heat.
[pyro- + G. lysis, dissolution]

py·rol·y·sis

(pī-rol'i-sis)
Decomposition of a substance by heat.
[pyro- + G. lysis, dissolution]

pyrolysis (pīrol´isis),

n the breaking down of a substance through the application of heat.

pyrolysis

decomposition by heating; said of organic materials.
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The effect of original and fractionated bio-oil was analyzed as a germination promoting agent.
This bio-oil also has the potential of being refined into transportation fuels.
We can take wood and turn 75 per cent of it into the liquid which we cal l bio-oil.
Main advantages of the bio-oil may be summarized as follows:
8 million from USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, recently awarded to an ARS-industry-university consortium led by Boateng, will ensure that he, Mullen, and the rest of the team will be able to continue work on improving pyrolysis techniques for producing bio-oil and high-value specialty chemicals.
The forestry sector is poised to meet these energy needs with the establishment of various types of wood-based bioenergy facilities such as co-firing electricity, biofuel, bio-oil, wood pellets, and methanol-based gasoline in Mississippi, which would also greatly enhance the sector's contribution to the state's economy.
Chairman Stanley Wootliff states: "The future signing of a bio-mass "off take" agreement with an important major electricity generator for the annual purchase of 240,000 tonnes of bio-mass, coupled with the bio-oil agreement already in place with INEOS, will give Viridas gross revenue potential in the region of US$1Billion over the next ten years.
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This so-called bio-oil can be used as a heating oil or can be converted into transportation fuel at petroleum refineries.
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Because of the sometimes great distances to haul forest slash, Ramsay says it is more economical to extract bio-oil rather than move waste.