Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Pronunciation of 

ionize

view main entry for ionizeverb [intransitive/transitive] chemistry  /ˈaɪəˌnaɪz/ 
Previous and next
American English pronunciation: ionizeClick to listen to the pronunciation of ionize

derived word

ionization

   noun [uncountable]
American English pronunciation: ionizationClick to listen to the pronunciation of ionization

Word of the Day

chocolate

a sweet brown food eaten as a sweet or used for flavouring other food

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog