iodize (also -ise) treat or impregnate with iodine.
iodization n.

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  • Iodize — I o*dize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Iodized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Iodizing}.] To treat or impregnate with iodine or its compounds; as, to iodize a plate for photography. R. Hunt …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • iodize — 1841, from comb. form of IODINE (Cf. iodine) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Iodized; iodizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • iodize — (Amer.) i·o·dize || aɪədaɪz v. combine with iodine, affect with iodine, treat with iodine (also iodise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • iodize — [ī′ədīz΄] vt. iodized, iodizing [ IOD(O) + IZE] to treat (a wound, photographic plate, etc.) with iodine or an iodide …   English World dictionary

  • iodize — transitive verb (iodized; iodizing) Date: 1841 to treat with iodine or an iodide < iodized salt > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • iodize — iodization, n. iodizer, n. /uy euh duyz /, v.t., iodized, iodizing. to treat, impregnate, or affect with iodine or an iodide. Also, esp. Brit., iodise. [1835 45; IOD + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • iodize — verb to treat or react with iodine …   Wiktionary

  • iodize — To treat or impregnate with iodine. * * * io·dize or Brit io·dise ī ə .dīz vt, io·dized or Brit io·dised; io·diz·ing or Brit io·dis·ing to treat with iodine or an iodide <iodized salt> * * * io·dize (iґo dīz) to impregnate with iodine… …   Medical dictionary

  • iodize — io·dize …   English syllables

  • iodize — i•o•dize [[t]ˈaɪ əˌdaɪz[/t]] v. t. dized, diz•ing chem. med to treat or affect with iodine or an iodide • Etymology: 1835–45 i o•di•za′tion, n. i′o•diz er, n …   From formal English to slang

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