Definition of deionize in English:

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Pronunciation: /dēˈīəˌnīz/


[with object] (usually as adjective deionized)
Remove the ions or ionic constituents from (a substance, especially water).
Example sentences
  • Cholesterol was dissolved in ethanol and distilled, deionized water was added dropwise until a white precipitate appeared.
  • Distilled, deionized water was used for sample preparation.
  • All the reagents were of the highest quality available and deionized double-distilled water was used throughout the experiments.



Pronunciation: /dēˌīənəˈzāSH(ə)n/
Pronunciation: /dēˌīəˌnīˈzāSH(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • Water was purified by reverse osmosis, charcoal filtration, deionization, ion exchange, and ultraviolet irradiation.
  • Upon removal of the ions by deionization or acidification, the lambda max of bR shifts from 568 nm to 603 nm (purple to blue), and the proton pumping no longer functions.
  • Furthermore, it is known that the proton translocation does not proceed if the bR is devoid of cations, which can be imposed by deionization, chelation, or acidification.


Example sentences
  • Portable exchange deionizers are provided in a fully-regenerated, ready-to-use condition by vendors.
  • The efficiency of deionisers are constantly monitored by measuring resistivity of effluent water.
  • Additionally, deionizers are often used in industrial applications involving reclamation of heavy metals.

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Syllabification: de·i·on·ize

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