Definition of Anion

1. Noun. A negatively charged ion.

Generic synonyms: Ion
Specialized synonyms: Hydroxide Ion, Hydroxyl Ion, Superoxide, Superoxide Anion
Derivative terms: Anionic



Definition of Anion

1. n. An electro- negative element, or the element which, in electro-chemical decompositions, is evolved at the anode; -- opposed to cation.

Definition of Anion

1. Noun. An negatively charged ion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anion

1. a negatively charged ion [n -S] : ANIONIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Anion

1. A negatively-charged ion. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anion

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animisms
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animuses
animés
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anion (current term)
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anionotropies
anionotropy
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Literary usage of Anion

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1. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1905)
"ON THE NORMAL PRESENCE OF anion-PROTEID IN CERTAIN TISSUES, AND THEIR SENSIBILITY. A fact which it is important to realise is the normal presence of a ..."

2. The Elements of Physical Chemistry by Harry Clary Jones (1902)
"55.9 anion of acetic acid, CH3COO ....... 43.1 anion of propionic acid, ... 40.1 anion of trichloracetic acid, ... 35.4 I anion of isobutyric acid, ..."

3. Principles of inorganic chemistry by Harry Clary Jones (1903)
"The sodium ion forms difficultly soluble compounds with the anion of ... with the anion ai = of carbonic acid, C03, and with the anion of phosphoric acid, ..."

4. An Elementary Treatise on Electricity by James Clerk Maxwell, William Garnett (1888)
"That which appears at the anode is called the anion, and that which appears at the cathode is called the Cation. ..."

5. The Journal of General Physiology by Society of General Physiologists, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1920)
"Only in the case of gelatin sulfate is the anion divalent. We have shown in our preceding paper that in the case of NaH2PO4 the attraction of the salt for ..."

6. Elements of the Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by Gustav Mann, Walther Löb, Henry William Frederic Lorenz, Robert Wiedersheim, William Newton Parker, Thomas Jeffery Parker, Harry Clary Jones, Sunao Tawara, Leverett White Brownell, Max Julius Louis Le Blanc, Willis Rodney Whitney, John Wesley Brown, Wi (1907)
"... of an organic acid is determined, and the velocity constant for sodium subtracted, the remainder is the migration velocity of the anion of the acid. ..."

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