Electrolyzing
Electrolyze E*lec"tro*lyze, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Electrolyzed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Electrolyzing}.] [Cf. F. ['e]lectrolyser. See {Electrolysis}.] 1. To decompose by the direct action of electricity. --Faraday. [1913 Webster]

2. [See {Electrolysis}.] To subject to electrolysis. -- {E*lec`tro*ly*za"tion}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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