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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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ion·ize

(ī'on-īz)
To separate into ions; to dissociate atoms or molecules into electrically charged atoms or radicals.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Observations from the Hubble Space Telescope show that J0921+4509 floods the surrounding space with ionizing light through holes punched in the enveloping hydrogen clouds, the team reports in the Oct.
It reportedly uses 80% less energy than compressed-air cleaning products and boasts greater durability and lower maintenance than external ionizing bars.
They found that the fraction of ionizing photons escaping into intergalactic space was 50 percent in small galaxies (more than 10 million solar masses).
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"Massive stars dominate the lives of their host galaxies through their ionizing radiation and supernova explosions," Mordecai-Mark Mac Low, a curator in the American Museum of Natural History's Department of Astrophysics and an author on the paper, said.
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