Definitions of electrolysis

n (chemistry) a chemical decomposition reaction produced by passing an electric current through a solution containing ions

Type of:
chemical decomposition reaction, decomposition, decomposition reaction
(chemistry) separation of a substance into two or more substances that may differ from each other and from the original substance

n removing superfluous or unwanted hair by passing an electric current through the hair root

Type of:
depilation, epilation
the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)

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