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 for ionizing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  ionize \i"on*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ionized; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Ionizing.] (Physics, Chemistry)
     To convert (an atom or molecule) into ions, e. g. by
     dissolving in water, by reaction with acid or alkali, or by
     interaction with ionizing radiation. See ionization.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

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