isomerize
verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1891 intransitive verb to become changed into an isomeric form transitive verb to cause to isomerize • isomerization noun

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  • isomerize — (Amer.) v. (Chemistry) change into an isomer (chemical compound which has the same number and kind of atoms as another but differs in structural arrangement), also spelled isomerise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • isomerize — isom·er·ize also Brit isom·er·ise ī säm ə .rīz vb, ized also Brit ised; iz·ing also Brit is·ing vi to become changed into an isomeric form vt to cause to isomerize isom·er·i·za·tion also Brit isom·er·i·sa·tion .säm ə rə zā shən n …   Medical dictionary

  • isomerize — isomer ► NOUN 1) Chemistry each of two or more compounds with the same formula but a different arrangement of atoms and different properties. 2) Physics each of two or more atomic nuclei with the same atomic number and mass number but different… …   English terms dictionary

  • isomerize — isomerization, n. /uy som euh ruyz /, v.i., v.t., isomerized, isomerizing. Chem. to convert into an isomer. Also, esp. Brit., isomerise. [1890 95; ISOMER + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • isomerize — verb to convert a compound into a different isomeric form …   Wiktionary

  • isomerize — isom·er·ize …   English syllables

  • isomerize — i•som•er•ize [[t]aɪˈsɒm əˌraɪz[/t]] v. i. v. t. ized, iz•ing chem. to convert into an isomer • Etymology: 1890–95 i•som er•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • isomerize — verb 1. cause to change into an isomer • Syn: ↑isomerise • Derivationally related forms: ↑isomerisation (for: ↑isomerise), ↑isomerization • Topics: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • isomerized — isomerize (Amer.) v. (Chemistry) change into an isomer (chemical compound which has the same number and kind of atoms as another but differs in structural arrangement), also spelled isomerise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • isomerizes — isomerize (Amer.) v. (Chemistry) change into an isomer (chemical compound which has the same number and kind of atoms as another but differs in structural arrangement), also spelled isomerise …   English contemporary dictionary

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