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ionize

verb [I or T] specialized (UK usually ionise) uk   us   /ˈaɪ.ə.naɪz/
to (cause to) form an ion
ionized
adjective (UK usually ionised) uk   us   /-naɪzd/
Nebulae contain very large amounts of ionized gas.
ionization
noun [U] (UK usually ionisation) uk   us   /ˌaɪ.ə.naɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/
Widespread ionization occurs readily in the Earth's upper atmosphere.
Translations of “ionize”
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)電離,(使)離子化…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)电离,(使)离子化…
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