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  • verb Alternative spelling of electrolyze.

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Examples

  • The hybrid system uses nuclear electricity to electrolyse water for the hydrogen.

    Hydrogen production from nuclear power

  • As to the brown colour, a number of critics, such as WicklowLass cited below, argue that foot detox machines are simply AC-DC transformers attached to ferrous electrodes that corrode to generate rust when used to electrolyse the saline water in the footbath.

    Dodgy detox

  • At the skeptical James Randi Educational Foundation site, the Commentary, October 3, 2003 has a photo showing the result of using iron nails to electrolyse salty water in a soup bowl.

    Dodgy detox

  • As to the brown colour, a number of critics, such as WicklowLass cited below, argue that foot detox machines are simply AC-DC transformers attached to ferrous electrodes that corrode to generate rust when used to electrolyse the saline water in the footbath.

    Archive 2004-05-01

  • At the skeptical James Randi Educational Foundation site, the Commentary, October 3, 2003 has a photo showing the result of using iron nails to electrolyse salty water in a soup bowl.

    Archive 2004-05-01

  • The only practical way electricity can be economically stored in bulk, transported very long distances or fully used in all the ways that fuel is used, is to follow Jules Verne's advice and apply it to electrolyse water into its "primitive elements, hydrogen and oxygen."

    Hydrogen—Will the First Element be the Final Fuel?

  • These chemists electrolyse either pure calcium chloride, or a mixture of this salt with fluorspar, in

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"

  • Sir H. Davy tried to electrolyse baryta, but was unsuccessful; later attempts were made by him using barium chloride in the presence of mercury.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 "Banks" to "Bassoon"

  • ~ -- Take from 1 to 1.5 gram, weigh carefully, and transfer to a beaker; add 20 c.c. of water and 10 c.c. of nitric acid; cover with a clock glass, and allow to dissolve with moderate action; boil off nitrous fumes, dilute to 100 c.c., and electrolyse.

    A Text-book of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

  • It is sufficient to dissolve the weighed sample in 10 c.c. of nitric acid, boil off nitrous fumes, dilute to 100 c.c. with water, and then electrolyse.

    A Text-book of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

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