ionization or ionizing

[ (eye-uh-nuh-zay-shuhn; eye- uh-neye-zing) ]

Creating an ion by changing the number of electrons in an atom.

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notes for ionization or ionizing

Certain kinds of radiation, such as x-rays, ionize atoms.
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