Definition of Anionic

1. Noun. A class of synthetic detergents in which the molecules do not ionize in aqueous solutions.

Exact synonyms: Anionic Detergent, Non-ionic Detergent
Generic synonyms: Detergent



2. Adjective. Of or relating to anions.
Partainyms: Anion
Derivative terms: Anion
Antonyms: Cationic

Definition of Anionic

1. Adjective. (chemistry) of or pertaining to an anion ¹

2. Noun. (informal) an anionic detergent ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anionic

1. anion [adj] - See also: anion

Medical Definition of Anionic

1. Pertaining to or containing an anion. (18 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anionic

animists
animize
animose
animoseness
animosities
animosity
animus
animuses
animés
aningre
anion
anion exchange
anion exchange resin
anion exchanger
anion gap
anionic (current term)
anionic compound
anionic detergent
anionic neutrophil activating peptide
anionically
anionics
anionotropic
anionotropies
anionotropy
anions
aniracetam
aniridia-Wilms' tumor syndrome
anis
anisakiasis

Literary usage of Anionic

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The nonionic detergent has almost no effect, as for the reaction between 2,4-dinitro- chlorobenzene and hydroxide ion in water (Figure 2), and an anionic ..."

2. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1905)
"The anionic portion of the zymogen passes into the bowel, ... This appeare to show that no anionic action has taken place, and that very little dissociated ..."

3. The Physical Properties of Colloidal Solutions by Eli Franklin Burton (1921)
"Methyl alcohol gives Bredig solutions with lead, bismuth, iron, copper, tin, and zinc which are cationic. The writer has also prepared anionic solutions of ..."

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