isomerize [ahy-som-uh-rahyz] ExamplesWord Origin verb (used with or without object), i·som·er·ized, i·som·er·iz·ing. Chemistry.
- 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.
May 25, 2010
British Dictionary definitions for isomerization isomerize isomerise verb
- 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.
- A process in which one isomer is formed from another.
Related formsi•som′er•ize′ (-ə-rīz′) v.