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electrolysis

Definition

The production of a chemical reaction by passing an electric current through an electrolyte. In electrolysis, positive ions migrate to the cathode and negative ions to the anode. (Source: DICCHE)

Themes
  • chemistry
  • energy
  • industry
  • physics
Groups
  • CHEMISTRY, SUBSTANCES, PROCESSES
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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/2618