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ionize

verb [I or T] uk specialized ( UK usually ionise)   /ˈaɪ.ə.naɪz/ us  
to (cause to) form an ion
ionized
adjective uk ( UK usually ionised)   /-naɪzd/ us  
Nebulae contain very large amounts of ionized gas.
ionization
noun [U] uk ( UK usually ionisation)   /ˌaɪ.ə.naɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us  
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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