1. [ noun ] the condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge)
Synonyms: ionisation

"the ionization of a gas"

Related terms: condition ionise ionize
2. [ noun ] (chemistry) the process of ionizing; the formation of ions by separating atoms or molecules or radicals or by adding or subtracting electrons from atoms by strong electric fields in a gas
Synonyms: ionisation
Related terms: natural_process ionise ionize
Similar spelling:   ionisation