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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. become converted into ions;
[syn: ionize, ionise]

2. convert into ions;
[syn: ionize, ionise]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

ionize \ionize\ v. i. 1. (Physics, Chemistry) to dissociate into ions, as by dissolution in water or another polar solvent. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

ionize \i"on*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ionized; p. pr. & vb. n. Ionizing.] (Physics, Chemistry) To convert (an atom or molecule) into ions, e. g. by dissolving in water, by reaction with acid or alkali, or by interaction with ionizing radiation. See ionization. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ionize v 1: become converted into ions [syn: ionize, ionise] 2: convert into ions [syn: ionize, ionise]