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ionize

verb ion·ize \ˈī-ə-ˌnīz\
ion·izedion·iz·ing

Definition of IONIZE

transitive verb
:  to convert wholly or partly into ions
intransitive verb
:  to become ionized
ion·iz·able \-ˌnī-zə-bəl\ adjective
ion·i·za·tion \ˌī-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
ion·iz·er \ˈī-ə-ˌnī-zər\ noun

Origin of IONIZE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1898

Rhymes with IONIZE

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ionize

verb ion·ize   (Medical Dictionary)
ion·ized or chiefly British ion·isedion·iz·ing or chiefly British ion·is·ing

Medical Definition of IONIZE

transitive verb
:  to convert wholly or partly into ions
intransitive verb
:  to become ionized
ion·iz·able or chiefly British ion·is·able \-ˌnī-zə-bəl\ adjective
ion·iza·tion or chiefly British ion·isa·tion \ˌī-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Variants of IONIZE

ion·ize or chiefly British ion·ise \ˈī-ə-ˌnīz\

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