[pahy-roh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-] /ˌpaɪ roʊ kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪ-/
noun, (in science fiction)
the ability to set objects or people on fire through the concentration of psychic power.
[pahy-ruh-lig-nee-uh s] /ˌpaɪ rəˈlɪg ni əs/ adjective 1. produced by the distillation of wood. /ˌpaɪrəʊˈlɪɡnɪəs/ adjective 1. (of a substance) produced by the action of heat on wood, esp by destructive distillation
noun, Chemistry. 1. a yellowish, acidic, water-soluble liquid, containing about 10 percent acetic acid, obtained by the destructive distillation of wood: used for smoking meats. noun 1. the crude reddish-brown acidic liquid obtained by the distillation of wood and containing acetic acid, methanol, and acetone Also called wood vinegar
noun 1. .
[pahy-ruh-lahyz] /ˈpaɪ rəˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), pyrolized, pyrolizing. Chemistry. 1. to subject (a substance) to pyrolysis.