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i·on·ize

(ī'on-īz),
To separate into ions; to dissociate atoms or molecules into electrically charged atoms or radicals.

ionize

[ī′ənīz]
Etymology: Gk, ienai + izein, to cause
to separate or change into ions. See also ion.

ion·ize

(ī'on-īz)
To separate into ions; to dissociate atoms or molecules into electrically charged atoms or radicals.

ionize

to convert into ions.
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62 What are the interactions between ionisable PPCPs and counter ions within a waste water treatment system, and how might this interaction influence fate and exposure?
Caesium saturates the plasma with ions to control the easily ionisable effects observed when high concentrations of cations are analysed in an axial orientation (Wu and Hieftje 1994; Ryan 1997).
and on the much lower selectivity of ionisable surface groups for [Cs.
Prometryne is an ionisable organic compound that exists in a neutral form at high pH values, but with decreasing soil pH prometryne can become positively charged through protonation of the 2 amine groups.
Only ionic or ionisable (weak acidic and basic) pesticides are influenced by soil pH variations (Graham-Bryce 1981; Loch 1991).