Pyrochemical



[pahy-ruh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌpaɪ rəˈkɛm ɪ kəl/

adjective
1.
pertaining to or producing change at high temperatures.
/ˌpaɪrəʊˈkɛmɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of, concerned with, being, producing, or resulting from chemical changes at high temperatures
pyrochemical
(pī’rō-kěm’ĭ-kəl)
Relating to or designating chemical activity at elevated temperatures. Pyrochemical reactions are used, for example, to bring about the transmutation of certain transuranic elements.

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