ionized gas

ionized gas

[′ī·ə‚nīzd ′gas]
(physics)
A gas, some of whose atoms or molecules have undergone ionization.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Supermassive black holes are said to be "spewing" hot ionized gas that slams into surrounding space debris at a fraction of the speed of light and causing galaxies to re-shape, astronomers said.
According to the research, which was published in Astronomy and Astrophysics, these UFOs are hot ionized gas and they could be behind the explanation as to why the center of known galaxies are comprised of empty darkness.
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Yet it also maintains its speed--unexpected behavior for shells of ionized gas that ought to expand, thin, and cool.
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It utilises a helium ionization process to produce a stable, focused beam of ionized gas that provides greater precision, minimal invasiveness and an absence of conductive currents through the patient during surgery.
The Cross Beam Deflector Ionizer deflects ionized gas phase species through 90[degrees] with 100% efficiency, separating them from photons, metastables and molecular beam gases.
A plasma is an ionized gas consisting of electrons, ions, and neutral gas.
Its surgical product uses a gas ionization process that produces a stable, focused beam of ionized gas that provides surgeons with greater precision, minimal invasiveness and an absence of conductive currents through the patient during surgery.