transitive verb
cat·​ion·​ize | \ ˌkat-ˈī-ə-ˌnīz How to pronounce cationize (audio) , ˌka-ˈtī-ə-ˌnīz\
cationized; cationizing; cationizes

Definition of cationize

: to make (a molecule) cationic

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cationization \ ˌkat-​ˌī-​ə-​ˌnī-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce cationization (audio) , ˌka-​ˌtī-​ \ noun

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1965, in the meaning defined above

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to move or obtain by small maneuvers

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