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electrolysis in Chemistry topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishelectrolysise‧lec‧trol‧y‧sis /ɪˌlekˈtrɒləsəs, ˌelɪk- $ -ˈtrɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  1 technicalHC the process of separating a liquid into its chemical parts by passing an electric current through it2 DCBthe process of using electricity to destroy hair roots and to remove unwanted hairs from your face etc
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electrolysisWe have also seen that hydrogen is made as a byproduct of the makeup of oxygen by electrolysis of water.A carbon dioxide electrolysis unit requires both thermal and electrical power; indeed, it needs more thermal than electrical power.In electrolysis you attach a battery to two metal electrodes which are dipped into a sodium chloride solution.The neutron production rate appeared to rise after about an hour of electrolysis and then dropped dramatically after eight hours.This is psychic electrolysis for the headstrong.The high-temperature electrolysis scheme that we explored in connection with a lunar base can separate carbon dioxide into oxygen and carbon monoxide.High-temperature electrolysis uses a large amount of electrical and thermal energy.Some emphasis was given to the fact that one night, while the electrolysis was running, the apparatus exploded.