[non-ahy-on-ik] /ˌnɒn aɪˈɒn ɪk/
a detergent that is polar but does not ionize in aqueous solution.
[ahy-uh-nahyz] /ˈaɪ əˌnaɪz/ verb (used with object), ionized, ionizing. 1. to separate or change into . 2. to produce in. verb (used without object), ionized, ionizing. 3. to become changed into the form of , as by dissolving. /ˈaɪəˌnaɪz/ verb 1. to change or become changed into ions v. 1896, from ion + -ize. Related: […]
[ir-i-des-uh nt] /ˌɪr ɪˈdɛs ənt/ adjective 1. displaying a play of lustrous colors like those of the rainbow. noun 2. an iridescent cloth, material, or other substance: new fall dresses of imported iridescents. /ˌɪrɪˈdɛsənt/ adjective 1. displaying a spectrum of colours that shimmer and change due to interference and scattering as the observer’s position changes […]
[non-ahy-ern] /nɒnˈaɪ ərn/ adjective, British. 1. . /ˌnɒnˈaɪən/ adjective 1. (of a fabric) composed of any of various man-made fibres that are crease-resistant and do not require ironing
[ahy-ron-ik] /aɪˈrɒn ɪk/ adjective 1. using words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning; containing or exemplifying : an ironic novel; an ironic remark. 2. of, relating to, or tending to use irony or mockery; . 3. coincidental; unexpected: It was ironic that I was seated next to my ex-husband […]