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hydrolysis definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a chemical reaction in which water reacts with a compound to produce other compounds; involves the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion from the water

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1880 a chemical process of decomposition involving the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion of water hydrolytic adjective hydrolytically adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. the chemical reaction of a substance with water, usu. resulting in decomposition. Derivatives: hydrolytic adj.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hydrolysis Hy*drol"y*sis, n. [Hydro-, 1 + -lysis.] (Chem.) A chemical process involving the addition of the elements of water.




 


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