deionization

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deionization

 [de-i″on-ĭ-za´shun]
the production of a mineral-free state by the removal of ions.
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de·i·on·i·za·tion

(de-ī'on-ī-zā'shŭn),
The production of a mineral-free state by the removal of ions.
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