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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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Integrated appliances include a dishwasher and a De Dietrich five-ring induction hob in the island unit with two pyrolitic cleaning electric ovens beneath.
The marked accumulation of metals was also reflected by more elevated content of PAHs in snails caged at sites 4 and 5 and, for pyrolitic combustion-derived congeners, also in organisms exposed at site 3.
The lower temperature degradation process is associated with degradation of hemicellulose, whereas the high temperature process corresponds to the degradation of cellulose (22) and has also been associated to the pyrolitic degradation of lignins involving fragmentation of interunit linkages (releasing monomeric phenols into the vapor phase), decompos ition, and condensation of the aromatic rings (19, 22).
While there are other solar-thermal glasses available, the Solar E glass is the first and only commercially available pyrolitic low-E product that combines favorable U-value and solar control properties in a clear glass.
The hydrocarbon gases recondense as pyrolitic graphite deposits as films or sheets on the mold surface.