Complete Definition of "electrolysis"

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Etymology
Introduced by w:Faraday|Faraday on the suggestion of the Rev. w:William Whewell|William Whewell, from electro- and Gr. lysis "a loosening," from lyein "to loosen, set free". Originally of tumors, later (1909) of hair removal.

Noun
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electrolysis

  1. chemistry the chemical change produced by passing an electric current through a conducting solution or a molten salt
  2. the destruction of hair roots by means of an electric current

Translations
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German: Elektrolyse
Finnish: elektrolyysi
French: électrolyse
Italian: elettrolisi f (1)
Romanian: electrolizÄ

Related terms
electrolytic
electrolyze

See also
electroplating

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