Definitions for ionizeˈaɪ əˌnaɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

i•on•izeˈaɪ əˌnaɪz(v.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to separate or change into ions.

    Category: Chemistry, Physics

  2. to produce ions in.

    Category: Chemistry, Physics

  3. (v.i.)to become changed into the form of ions, as by dissolving.

    Category: Physics

Origin of ionize:

1895–1900

i′on•iz`er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ionize, ionise(verb)

    become converted into ions

  2. ionize, ionise(verb)

    convert into ions

Wiktionary

  1. ionize(Verb)

    To dissociate atoms or molecules into electrically charged species; to be thus dissociated.

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