ionize


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i·on·ize

 (ī′ə-nīz′)
tr. & intr.v. i·on·ized, i·on·iz·ing, i·on·iz·es
To convert or be converted totally or partially into ions.

i′on·i′za·ble adj.
i′on·iz′er n.

ionize

(ˈaɪəˌnaɪz) or

ionise

vb
(General Physics) to change or become changed into ions
ˈionˌizable, ˈionˌisable adj

i•on•ize

(ˈaɪ əˌnaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to separate or change into ions.
2. to produce ions in.
v.i.
3. to become changed into the form of ions, as by dissolving.
[1895–1900]
i′on•iz`a•ble, adj.
i`on•i•za′tion, n.
i′on•iz`er, n.

i·on·ize

(ī′ə-nīz′)
1. To add an electron to, or remove an electron from, an atom or group of atoms so as to give it an electric charge.
2. To form ions in a substance. Lightning ionizes air, for example.

ionize


Past participle: ionized
Gerund: ionizing

Imperative
ionize
ionize
Present
I ionize
you ionize
he/she/it ionizes
we ionize
you ionize
they ionize
Preterite
I ionized
you ionized
he/she/it ionized
we ionized
you ionized
they ionized
Present Continuous
I am ionizing
you are ionizing
he/she/it is ionizing
we are ionizing
you are ionizing
they are ionizing
Present Perfect
I have ionized
you have ionized
he/she/it has ionized
we have ionized
you have ionized
they have ionized
Past Continuous
I was ionizing
you were ionizing
he/she/it was ionizing
we were ionizing
you were ionizing
they were ionizing
Past Perfect
I had ionized
you had ionized
he/she/it had ionized
we had ionized
you had ionized
they had ionized
Future
I will ionize
you will ionize
he/she/it will ionize
we will ionize
you will ionize
they will ionize
Future Perfect
I will have ionized
you will have ionized
he/she/it will have ionized
we will have ionized
you will have ionized
they will have ionized
Future Continuous
I will be ionizing
you will be ionizing
he/she/it will be ionizing
we will be ionizing
you will be ionizing
they will be ionizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ionizing
you have been ionizing
he/she/it has been ionizing
we have been ionizing
you have been ionizing
they have been ionizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ionizing
you will have been ionizing
he/she/it will have been ionizing
we will have been ionizing
you will have been ionizing
they will have been ionizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ionizing
you had been ionizing
he/she/it had been ionizing
we had been ionizing
you had been ionizing
they had been ionizing
Conditional
I would ionize
you would ionize
he/she/it would ionize
we would ionize
you would ionize
they would ionize
Past Conditional
I would have ionized
you would have ionized
he/she/it would have ionized
we would have ionized
you would have ionized
they would have ionized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.ionize - become converted into ions
physical chemistry - the branch of chemistry dealing with the physical properties of chemical substances
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
ionise, ionize - convert into ions
2.ionize - convert into ions
physical chemistry - the branch of chemistry dealing with the physical properties of chemical substances
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
ionise, ionize - become converted into ions
Translations

ionize

[ˈaɪənaɪz] VTionizar

ionize

vtiionisieren
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