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- adj. That has been subjected to photolysis.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of photolyze.
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Cl2 is very easily photolyzed at sunrise in the spring and you end up with a huge pulse of Cl that chews up the ozone.
I’ll also mention that my systems analysis strongly suggested that toluene was producing something that photolyzed very rapidly to free radicals.