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[ 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

deindustrialize, deinonychus, deinstitutionalization, deinstitutionalize, deionization, deionize, deipnosophist, deira, deirdre, deism, 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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019