isomerize [ahy-som-uh-rahyz] ExamplesWord Origin verb (used with or without object), i·som·er·ized, i·som·er·iz·ing. Chemistry.

  1. to convert into an isomer.

Also especially British, i·som·er·ise. Origin of isomerize First recorded in 1890–95; isomer + -ize Related formsi·som·er·i·za·tion, noun Examples from the Web for isomerization Contemporary Examples of isomerization

  • Most of those who died were in trailers next to the isomerization unit, which boosts octane in gasoline, when it blew up.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for isomerization isomerize isomerise verb

    1. chem to change or cause to change from one isomer to another

    Derived Formsisomerization or isomerisation, noun isomerization in Medicine isomerization [ī-sŏm′ər-ĭ-zā′shən] n.

    1. A process in which one isomer is formed from another.

    Related formsi•som′er•ize′ (-ə-rīz′) v.

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