Associations to the word «Ionization»

Wiktionary

IONIZATION, noun. (chemistry) (physics) any process that leads to the dissociation of a neutral atom or molecule into charged particles ions; the state of being ionized
IONIZATION ENERGY, noun. (physics) The energy needed to remove an electron from an atom or molecule to infinity

Dictionary definition

IONIZATION, noun. The condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge); "the ionization of a gas".
IONIZATION, noun. The process of ionizing; the formation of ions by separating atoms or molecules or radicals or by adding or subtracting electrons from atoms by strong electric fields in a gas.

Wise words

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