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1. ionisation

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.

Synonyms

  • natural action
  • natural process
  • activity
  • action

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • inactivity
  • discontinuance

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • ionise (English)
  • -ise (English)

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2. ionisation

noun. the condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge).

Synonyms

  • ionization
  • status

Antonyms

  • discontinuation
  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • ionise (English)
  • -ise (English)

Example sentences of the word ionisation


1. Noun, singular or mass
When high levels of gamma rays bombard a body, a resulting dangerous ionisation of tissue can cause skin cancer.

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