cationize

transitive verb

cat·​ion·​ize ˌkat-ˈī-ə-ˌnīz How to pronounce cationize (audio)
ˌka-ˈtī-ə-ˌnīz
cationized; cationizing; cationizes
chemistry
: to make (a molecule) cationic
cationization noun

Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cationize was in 1965

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“Cationize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cationize. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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