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ionize

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verb ion·ize \ˈī-ə-ˌnīz\

Definition of ionize

ionized

ionizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to convert wholly or partly into ions

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become ionized

ionizable

play \-ˌnī-zə-bəl\ adjective

ionization

play \ˌī-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

ionizer

play \ˈī-ə-ˌnī-zər\ noun


Origin and Etymology of ionize

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1898

Rhymes with ionize

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IONIZE Defined for Kids

ionize

play
verb ion·ize \ˈī-ə-ˌnīz\

Definition of ionize for Students

ionized

ionizing

  1. :  to change into ions




Medical Dictionary

ionize

verb ion·ize

Medical Definition of ionize

ionized

or chiefly British

ionised

;

ionizing

or chiefly British

ionising

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to convert wholly or partly into ions

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to become ionized

ionizable

or chiefly British

ionisable

\-ˌnī-zə-bəl\play adjective

ionization

or chiefly British

ionisation

\ˌī-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən\play noun


Variants of ionize

or chiefly British

ionise

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