Electrolysis Of Water

             electrolysis water – the electrolysis of water is the separation of water into lesser gaseous constituents of hydrogen and oxygen by force of an electric current passing through the water.

Etymology Of Electrolysis


          The word, electrolysis, is derived from “electro”, Greek electron, amber, and Greek lysis, a loosing, from lyein, to loose.  William Gilbert applied the word electron, or “electro”, to the amber effect, that is now called the triboelectric effect.

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