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pyrolysis

pyrolysis The heating of organic molecules without oxygen, to produce hydrocarbons (char) which have a high calorific value. Fuel produced by this process can be concentrated and stored. Organic waste may be used.

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pyrolysis

pyrolysis The heating of organic molecules without oxygen, to produce hydrocarbons (char) which have a high calorific value. Fuel produced by this process can be concentrated and stored. Organic waste may be used.

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"pyrolysis." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved August 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/pyrolysis-0