pyrolysis

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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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Physicochemical properties of carbon blacks from vacuum pyrolysis of used tires, Plastics, Rubber and Composites Processing and Applications, No.
Samples spanning this range were analyzed by both vacuum pyrolysis and the microwave furnace in an effort to determine if comparable results could be obtained with both methods.