ionize etymology

English word ionize comes from English -ize, English ion

Detailed word origin of ionize

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ize English (eng) Used to form verbs from nouns or adjectives, the verbs having the sense of "to make what is denoted by the noun/adjective".
ion English (eng) An atom or group of atoms bearing an electrical charge, such as the sodium and chlorine atoms in a salt solution.
ionize English (eng) (chemistry, physics) To dissociate atoms or molecules into electrically charged species; to be thus dissociated.

Words with the same origin as ionize

Descendants of -ize
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Descendants of ion