verb (used with or without object), i·som·er·ized, i·som·er·iz·ing. Chemistry.

to convert into an isomer.

Also especially British, i·som·er·ise.

Origin of isomerize

First recorded in 1890–95; isomer + -ize
Related formsi·som·er·i·za·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for isomerize




chem to change or cause to change from one isomer to another
Derived Formsisomerization or isomerisation, noun
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