Definitions

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  • Related to or involving pyrolysis or chemical decomposition brought about by exposure to a high temperature.

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  • adjective chemistry, physics Of, relating to, or produced by pyrolysis.

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  • adjective resulting from pyrolysis

Etymologies

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From pyro- +‎ lytic.

Examples

  • The fuel was in microspheres of thorium carbide and Th/235U carbide coated with silicon oxide and pyrolytic carbon to retain fission products.

    Thorium

  • In 1969 a new allotropic form of carbon was produced during the sublimation of pyrolytic graphite at low pressures.

    Carbon

  • This reaction is actually the most common method used in industry today to produce pyrolytic graphite.

    The Case for Mars

  • This reaction is actually the most common method used in industry today to produce pyrolytic graphite.

    The Case for Mars

  • It can be replaced by a wide variety of solid fuels, including wood and charcoal; pyrolytic char; rice hulls (several generating plants in Thailand are fueled this way); coconut hulls; dried bagasse; and compressed and dried municipal garbage.

    5 Social, Economic, and Environmental Implications

  • If you are using pyrolytic methods, you want more lignin because lignin contains more energy than cellulose.

    D Mag - News

  • For this purpose I've made a hot-wire foam cutter, more or less according to the following instructable: www. instructables.com It is demonstrated in this video. how to cut a pyrolytic carbon block

    WN.com - Articles related to Kyoto may push factories to pollute more-UN report

  • As industry experts in synthetic fuels, combustion systems, pyrolytic reactions and waste to energy processes, AFR will assist Novo with commercial development of its proposed off-take products, including recovered synthetic oil and carbon black.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • "One, we take any waste that has a Btu value such as manure, municipal solid waste, agriculture waste, wood waste-anything not nuclear or metal-and produce electricity with near zero emissions through a pyrolytic gasification technology," O'Hurley said.

    Domestic Fuel

  • If you are using pyrolytic methods, you want more lignin because lignin contains more energy than cellulose.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

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