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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ionize  \I"on*ize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ionized};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Ionizing}.]  (Elec.  Chem.) 
  To  separate  (a  compound)  into  ions,  esp.  by  dissolving  in 
  water.  --  {I`on*i*za"tion},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ionization 
  n  :  the  process  of  ionizing;  the  formation  of  ions  by  separating 
  atoms  or  molecules  or  radicals  or  by  adding  or 
  subtracting  electrons  from  atoms  by  strong  electric 
  fields  in  a  gas 




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