Definition of ionizer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈīəˌnīzər/


A device that produces ionization, especially one used to improve the quality of the air in a room.
Example sentences
  • According to the company's president, the bulb uses no toxic chemicals, is more cost-effective than HEPA filters and air ionizers, which only trap airborne particles.
  • In some cases, the ionizers were used in combination with portable air filters, instead of the botanical extract.
  • The third electrode may also be used to switch the mode of operation of the discharge source from a gas phase ionizer to an electrospray ionizer.

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Syllabification: i·on·iz·er

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