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ion exchange

n.
A reversible chemical reaction between an insoluble solid and a solution during which ions may be interchanged, used in water softening and in the separation of radioactive isotopes.

ion exchange

n
(Chemistry) the process in which ions are exchanged between a solution and an insoluble solid, usually a resin. It is used to soften water, to separate radioactive isotopes, and to purify certain industrial chemicals

i′on exchange`


n.
the process of reciprocal transfer of ions between a solution and a resin or other suitable solid.
[1920–25]
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Noun1.ion exchange - a process in which ions are exchanged between a solution and an insoluble (usually resinous) solidion exchange - a process in which ions are exchanged between a solution and an insoluble (usually resinous) solid; widely used in industrial processing
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
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ion exchange

nscambio ionico
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