hydrolytic
adjective see hydrolysis

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hydrolytic — Hy dro*lyt ic, a. [Hydro , 1 + Gr. ? to loose.] 1. (Chem.) Tending to remove or separate water; eliminating water. [archaic] [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) of, pertaining to, or accompanied by {hydrolysis}. [PJC] Hydrolytic agents, such as sulphuric… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydrolytic — hydrolysis ► NOUN Chemistry ▪ the chemical breakdown of a compound due to reaction with water. DERIVATIVES hydrolytic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • hydrolytic — /huy dreuh lit ik/, adj. producing, noting, or resulting in hydrolysis. [1870 75; HYDRO 1 + LYTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrolytic — adjective Of, pertaining to, or accompanied by hydrolysis …   Wiktionary

  • hydrolytic — Referring to or causing hydrolysis. * * * hy·dro·lyt·ic (hi dro litґik) 1. pertaining to or characterized by hydrolysis. 2. promoting hydrolysis …   Medical dictionary

  • hydrolytic — hy·dro·lyt·ic || ‚haɪdrəʊ lɪtɪk adj. of hydrolysis, of the breaking down of a compound by means of water (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hydrolytic — hy·dro·lyt·ic …   English syllables

  • hydrolytic — hy•dro•lyt•ic [[t]ˌhaɪ drəˈlɪt ɪk[/t]] adj. chem. of, producing, or resulting in hydrolysis …   From formal English to slang

  • hydrolytic — /haɪdrəˈlɪtɪk/ (say huydruh litik) adjective producing hydrolysis, or related to the process or results of hydrolysis. –hydrolytically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • hydrolytic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+|lid.ik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hydr + lytic : of, relating to, or causing hydrolysis …   Useful english dictionary

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