isomerize

verb
isom·​er·​ize | \ ī-ˈsä-mə-ˌrīz How to pronounce isomerize (audio) \
isomerized; isomerizing

Definition of isomerize

intransitive verb

: to become changed into an isomeric form

transitive verb

: to cause to isomerize

Other Words from isomerize

isomerization \ ī-​ˌsä-​mə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce isomerize (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of isomerize

1891, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about isomerize

Time Traveler for isomerize

Time Traveler

The first known use of isomerize was in 1891

See more words from the same year

Statistics for isomerize

Cite this Entry

“Isomerize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isomerize. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for isomerize

isomerize

verb
isom·​er·​ize
variants: also British isomerise \ ī-​ˈsäm-​ə-​ˌrīz How to pronounce isomerize (audio) \
isomerized also British isomerised; isomerizing also British isomerising

Medical Definition of isomerize

intransitive verb

: to become changed into an isomeric form

transitive verb

: to cause to isomerize

Other Words from isomerize

isomerization also British isomerisation \ -​ˌsäm-​ə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce isomerize (audio) \ noun

Comments on isomerize

What made you want to look up isomerize? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!