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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ionized - converted totally or partly into ions
nonionic, nonionised, nonionized, unionised, unionized - not converted into ions
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