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an·i·on

 (ăn′ī′ən)
n.
A negatively charged ion, especially the ion that migrates to an anode in electrolysis.

[From Greek, neuter present participle of anienai, to go up : ana-, ana- + ienai, to go; see ei- in Indo-European roots.]

an′i·on′ic (-ŏn′ĭk) adj.
an′i·on′i·cal·ly adv.
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anion

(ˈænˌaɪən)
n
(Chemistry) a negatively charged ion; an ion that is attracted to the anode during electrolysis. Compare cation
[C19: from ana- + ion]
anionic adj
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an•i•on

(ˈænˌaɪ ən)

n.
1. a negatively charged ion that is attracted to the anode in electrolysis.
2. any negatively charged ion (opposed to cation).
[1825–35; < Greek, neuter of aniṓn, present participle of aniénai to go up]
an`i•on′ic (-ˈɒn ɪk) adj.
an`i•on′i•cal•ly, adv.
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an·i·on

(ăn′ī′ən)
An ion that has a negative charge. Hydroxide and chloride ions are anions. Compare cation.
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anion

An ion that carries a negative charge, especially one migrating to an anode during electrolysis.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anion - a negatively charged ion
ion - a particle that is electrically charged (positive or negative); an atom or molecule or group that has lost or gained one or more electrons
hydroxide ion, hydroxyl ion - the anion OH having one oxygen and one hydrogen atom
superoxide anion, superoxide - the univalent anion O2-; "much of the O2 supporting cellular respiration is reduced to the superoxide anion O2-"
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Translations
anioni
anion
アニオン陰イオン
anion
anion
ânion
anyon

anion

[ˈænˌaɪən] nanione m
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