iodization

iodize

[ahy-uh-dahyz]
verb (used with object), iodized, iodizing.
to treat, impregnate, or affect with iodine or an iodide.
Also, especially British, iodise.


Origin:
1835–45; iod- + -ize

iodization, noun
iodizer, noun
noniodized, adjective
overiodize, verb (used with object), overiodized, overiodizing.
uniodized, adjective
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iodize or iodise (ˈaɪəˌdaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) Also: iodate to treat or react with iodine or an iodine compound
 
iodise or iodise
 
vb
 
iodi'zation or iodise
 
n
 
iodi'sation or iodise
 
n
 
'iodizer or iodise
 
n
 
'iodiser or iodise
 
n

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iodize i·o·dize (ī'ə-dīz')
v. i·o·dized, i·o·diz·ing, i·o·diz·es
To treat or combine with iodine or an iodide.


i'o·di·za'tion (-dĭ-zā'shən) n.
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iodize   (ī'ə-dīz')  Pronunciation Key 
To treat or combine with iodine or an iodide. Salt is iodized to prevent goiter.
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