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- verb intransitive To undergo hydrolization.
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- verb make a compound react with water and undergo hydrolysis
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You lose at least 30% of the energy in each transformation and as far as I understand the current scheme for creating hydrogen is: burn coal to make electricity, use electricity to hydrolize out hydrogen, burn hydrogen to power car.