Definition of Pyrolysis:

  1. Transformation of a compound into smaller and simpler compounds, or compounds of higher molecular weight, under elevated temperatures usually in the range of 400°C to 800°C to as high as 1400°C. It differs from combustion in that it occurs in the absence of air and therefore no oxidation takes place.

How to use Pyrolysis in a sentence?

  1. The pyrolysis engaged in by the research scientist was a delight to watch as he discussed every element of the process.
  2. When you are working with different compounds in a factory you need to know how pyrolysis can affect them and act accordingly.
  3. Once the pyrolysis was done, I would leave class and go to lunch, which made me really excited and hungry.

Meaning of Pyrolysis & Pyrolysis Definition