deionize

[ dee-ahy-uh-nahyz ]
/ diˈaɪ əˌnaɪz /

verb (used with object), de·i·on·ized, de·i·on·iz·ing. Chemistry.

to remove ions from.
to reassociate the ions of (an ionized gas).

Nearby words

  1. deindustrialize,
  2. deinonychus,
  3. deinstitutionalization,
  4. deinstitutionalize,
  5. deionization,
  6. deipnosophist,
  7. deira,
  8. deirdre,
  9. deism,
  10. deisolate

Also especially British, de·i·on·ise.

Origin of deionize

First recorded in 1905–10; de- + ionize

Related formsde·i·on·i·za·tion, nounde·i·on·iz·er, noun

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