removal of metal from a piece by electrolysis.
noun 1. . noun 1. protection of ferrous metals against electrolysis by the attachment of sacrificial anodes. noun 1. (metallurgy) a technique for protecting metal structures, such as steel ships and pipelines, from electrolytic corrosion by making the structure the cathode in a cell, either by applying an electromotive force directly or by putting it […]
[ih-lek-truh-lahyz] /ɪˈlɛk trəˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), electrolyzed, electrolyzing. Physical Chemistry. 1. to decompose by electrolysis.
[ih-lek-troh-mag-nit] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈmæg nɪt/ noun 1. a device consisting of an iron or steel core that is magnetized by electric current in a coil that surrounds it. /ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈmæɡnɪt/ noun 1. a magnet consisting of an iron or steel core wound with a coil of wire, through which a current is passed n. 1831; see electro- […]
[ih-lek-troh-mag-net-ik] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to or electromagnetic fields. /ɪˌlɛktrəʊmæɡˈnɛtɪk/ adjective 1. of, containing, or operated by an electromagnet: an electromagnetic pump 2. of, relating to, or consisting of electromagnetism: electromagnetic moment 3. of or relating to electromagnetic radiation: the electromagnetic spectrum adj. 1821; see electro- + magnetic.