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ionize
American English: /ˈaɪəˌnaɪz/
British English: /ˈʌɪənʌɪz/

Translation of ionize in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • ionizarse
    Example sentences
    • The absorption of calcium is dependent on its becoming ionized in the intestines.
    • But despite frequent theorizing to the contrary, the lower-frequency beams don't ionize; they pack just enough punch to penetrate and reflect but not to separate electrons from atoms entirely.
    • Evidently, any disruption of the HB-net between Glu - 222 and Tyr - 66 should eliminate the Cro reprotonation in the GS, which would then remain permanently ionized.

transitive verb

  • Example sentences
    • Once removed from an atom, an electron may in turn ionize other atoms or molecules.
    • The complete spectrum of radiation from the sun contains a significant amount of high energy ultraviolet light and the energy of these photons is sufficient to ionize atoms or molecules.
    • Radioactive elements in the sample or in the surrounding environment ionize the atoms in crystalline quartz, and the electrons become trapped by crystal defects.

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