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  • verb Present participle of electrolyse.

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Examples

  • Lund and Company Invention, a toy design studio based near Chicago, makes toy rockets that are powered by burning hydrogen obtained by electrolysing water.

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  • The best method for separating off the heavy water from ordinary water is by electrolysing the water, i.e. by sending an electric current through water that has been rendered conductive by the addition to it for instance of caustic soda.

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  • The gold is best introduced by electrolysing from a large to a small gold electrode.

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  • Henri Moissan obtained the metal of 99\% purity by electrolysing calcium iodide at a low red heat, using a nickel cathode and a graphite anode; he also showed that a more convenient process consisted in heating the iodide with an excess of sodium, forming an amalgam of the product, and removing the sodium by means of absolute alcohol (which has but little action on calcium), and the mercury by distillation.

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  • This conclusion is in perfect accordance with the degree of deflection which the discharge can produce in a galvanometer needle, and also with the amount of chemical decomposition produced in the electrolysing experiments.

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  • Filter and evaporate the filtrate to a small bulk, and determine the nickel by electrolysing the solution rendered ammoniacal, or by precipitating as sulphide and weighing as sulphate.

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  • In 1989 Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons claimed to have produced a nuclear reaction at room temperature in the laboratory by electrolysing heavy water using a palladium cathode.

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  • Per unit mass, it's a hundred thousand million times cheaper to get your hydrogen by electrolysing water molecules.

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  • Per unit mass, it's a hundred thousand million times cheaper to get your hydrogen by electrolysing water molecules.

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  • The goal of carmakers is for hydrogen for cars to be produced by electrolysing water using renewable energy such as solar power.

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