any radiation, as a stream of alpha particles or x-rays, that produces ionization as it passes through a medium.
electromagnetic or corpuscular radiation that is able to cause ionization
ionizing radiation n.
High-energy radiation capable of producing ionization in substances through which it passes.
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sentence I can’t answer your question; I don’t know what is going on, even though I probably should (1950s+)
1. a combining form with the meanings “ion,” “ionized,” “ionosphere,” used in the formation of compound words: ionophore.
[ahy-on-uh-jin, -jen] /aɪˈɒn ə dʒɪn, -ˌdʒɛn/ noun, Physics, Chemistry. 1. any substance capable of producing , as an electrolyte.
[ahy-on-uh-mer] /aɪˈɒn ə mər/ noun, Chemistry. 1. any of a class of plastics that because of its ionic bonding action is capable of conducting electric current.