[pahy-ruh-lahyz] /ˈpaɪ rəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), pyrolized, pyrolizing. Chemistry.
to subject (a substance) to pyrolysis.
[pahy-roh-mag-net-ik] /ˌpaɪ roʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk/ adjective, Physics. 1. (formerly) (def 1). /ˌpaɪrəʊmæɡˈnɛtɪk/ adjective 1. a former term for thermomagnetic
[pahy-ruh-man-see] /ˈpaɪ rəˌmæn si/ noun 1. divination by fire, or by forms appearing in fire. /ˈpaɪrəʊˌmænsɪ/ noun 1. divination by fire or flames
[pahy-ruh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh] /ˌpaɪ rəˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə/ noun 1. a compulsion to set things on fire. /ˌpaɪrəʊˈmeɪnɪə/ noun 1. (psychiatry) the uncontrollable impulse and practice of setting things on fire n. 1840, from pyro- “fire” + mania “madness, frenzy.” Used in German in the 1830s. The propensity which leads an insane person to accomplish […]
noun, Anatomy. 1. any of four tracts of descending motor fibers that extend in pairs down each side of the spinal column and function in voluntary movement. pyramidal tract n. A massive bundle of fibers that originates from the motor cortex and the postcentral gyrus and emerges on the ventral surface of the medulla oblongata. […]