HyperDic: hydrolysis

English > 1 sense of the word hydrolysis:
NOUNprocesshydrolysisa chemical reaction in which water reacts with a compound to produce other compounds
hydrolysis > pronunciation
Soundshhaydraa'lahsahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > hydrolysis: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningA chemical reaction in which water reacts with a compound to produce other compounds; involves the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion from the water.
Broaderchemical reaction, reaction(chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
Spanishhidrolisis, hidrólisis
Catalanhidròlisi
Adjectiveshydrolyzablecapable of undergoing hydrolysis
Verbshydrolize, hydrolisemake a compound react with water and undergo hydrolysis

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