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isomerization

[ ī-sŏm′ər-ĭ-zāshən ]
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n.

A process in which one isomer is formed from another.

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Other words from isomerization

i•somer•ize′ (-ə-rīz′) v.
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  • Most of those who died were in trailers next to the isomerization unit, which boosts octane in gasoline, when it blew up.

    BP's Shocking Memo|Rick Outzen|May 25, 2010|DAILY BEAST
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