elec·trol·y·sis


elec·trol·y·sis
/ıˌlɛkˈtrɑːləsəs/ noun [noncount]
1 : the process of removing unwanted hair by killing the hair root with an electric current

She had electrolysis done on her upper lip.

2 chemistry : the process of separating a liquid into its different chemical parts by passing an electric current through it

Useful english dictionary. 2012.