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Thermolysis

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Thermolysis thẽr"mŏl"ĭ*sĭs (Chem) The resolution of a compound into parts by heat; dissociation by heat.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n thermolysis Same as dissociation, 2.
    • n thermolysis The dispersion of heat from the body, by radiation, conduction, evaporation, and the warming of excreta and dejecta.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Thermo-, + Gr. ly`ein to loose

Usage


In science:

Volatilisation generally occurs in conditions of low or nil moisture and involves thermolysis of glycosidic linkages, cyclisation and the release of free levoglucosan via thermolysis at the next linkage in the chain (Ball et al., 2004).
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present, 1: Physical and quasi-physical models
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