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ionize

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verb ion·ize \ˈī-ə-ˌnīz\

Definition of ionize

ionizedionizing

  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 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

ionizedionizing

  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 \ˈī-ə-ˌnīz\play

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