Electrowinning vs Electrolysis - What's the difference?

electrowinning | electrolysis |


As nouns the difference between electrowinning and electrolysis

is that electrowinning is the electrodeposition of metals from their ores that have been put in solution or liquefied while electrolysis is (chemistry) the chemical change produced by passing an electric current through a conducting solution or a molten salt.

electrowinning

English

Noun

(-) (wikipedia electrowinning)
  • The electrodeposition of metals from their ores that have been put in solution or liquefied.
  • Derived terms

    * electrowon

    Synonyms

    * electroextraction

    electrolysis

    Noun

    (-)
  • (chemistry) the chemical change produced by passing an electric current through a conducting solution or a molten salt
  • the destruction of hair roots by means of an electric current
  • See also

    * electroplating