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isomerize

[ahy-som-uh-rahyz] /aɪˈsɒm əˌraɪz/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), isomerized, isomerizing. Chemistry
1.
to convert into an isomer.
Also, especially British, isomerise.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; isomer + -ize
Related forms
isomerization, noun
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  • At present, it is a statistical process in which some molecules isomerize and some do not.
British Dictionary definitions for isomerize

isomerize

/aɪˈsɒməˌraɪz/
verb
1.
(chem) to change or cause to change from one isomer to another
Derived Forms
isomerization, isomerisation, noun
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