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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.
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ionize

(ˈaɪəˌnaɪz) or

ionise

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

ionize

[ˈaɪənaɪz] VTionizar
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ionize

vtiionisieren
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