\ˈa͡ɪɒn], \ˈaɪɒn], \ˈaɪ_ɒ_n]\
Definitions of ION
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
A group of atoms or parts of molecules carrying a charge of electricity and constituting one of the elements of an electrolyte. The ions charged with negative electricity which are evolved at the positive pole (anode) are called anions; those charged with positive electricity, at the negative pole (cathode), cations.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
A constituent of any salt, acid, or base formed when dissolved in water which is charged with electricity. When the charge is negative, the ion is an anion; when it is positive, the ion is a cation. When sodium chlorid dissolves in water it dissociates into its positive ion (cation) Na and its negative ion (anion) CI.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe