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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Convert into atoms or groups of atoms that carry a charge; Become converted into an atom that carries a positive or negative charge.

Usage examples (37)
  • ‡ Certain kinds of radiation, such as x-rays, ionize atoms.
  • This may ionize and carry away some molecules from the top of the atmosphere
  • Cell phones don't emit energy great enough to ionize molecules in living cells.
  • This would ionize the dust on it which would send it flying away from the body. for more
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