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Meaning of ANION

Pronunciation:  'an`Iun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a negatively charged particle

ANION is a 5 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: hydroxide ion, hydroxyl ion, ion, superoxide, superoxide anion



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\An"i*on\, n. [Gr. ?, neut. ?, p. pr. of ? to go up; ? up
+ ? to go.] (Chem.)
An electro-negative element, or the element which, in
electro-chemical decompositions, is evolved at the anode; --
opposed to {cation}. --Faraday.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A negatively-charged ion.
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