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Definition of "hydrolytic" [hy•dro•lyt•ic]

  • Of, pertaining to, or accompanied by hydrolysis. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hydrolytic" in a sentence
  • "Rhodia ChiRex, Boston, Mass., the chiral product and process development arm of the Paris-based chemical giant Rhodia, has recently scaled up to commercial size its capabilities in a chiral process called hydrolytic kinetic resolution."
  • "Substrates are formed by one of three processes: decomposition (hydrolytic breakdown of plant litter, oxidation, fermentation); N mineralization, and photosynthesis and photorespiration."
  • "Moist reddish hydrolytic latosols cover much of the low eastern subtropical forest region."