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[dee-ahy-uh-nahyz] /diˈaɪ əˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), deionized, deionizing. Chemistry
1.
to remove ions from.
2.
to reassociate the ions of (an ionized gas).
Also, especially British, deionise.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; de- + ionize
Related forms
deionization, noun
deionizer, noun
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deionization
  (dē-ī'ə-nĭ-zā'shən)   
The removal of ions from a solution using an ion exchange process. Deionization is used for water purification and for medical purposes.
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