Definition of Ion exchange

1. Noun. A process in which ions are exchanged between a solution and an insoluble (usually resinous) solid; widely used in industrial processing.




Definition of Ion exchange

1. Noun. (chemistry) the reversible process whereby ions are exchanged between a solution and a solid or gel; the process used in a water softener ¹

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Medical Definition of Ion exchange

1. Reversible chemical reaction between a solid, often an ion exchange resin, and a fluid whereby ions may be exchanged from one substance to another. This technique is used in water purification, in research, and in industry. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ion Exchange

iometer
ion
ion-selective electrode
ion-selective electrodes
ion-selective membrane
ion beam
ion carrier
ion channel
ion channel gating
ion channelopathy
ion channels
ion cyclotron emission
ion diode
ion engine
ion engines
ion exchange (current term)
ion exchange chromatography
ion exchange resin
ion exchange resins
ion exchanger
ion milling
ion mirror
ion mirrors
ion pump
ion pumps
ion selective electrode
ion transport
ionate
ionene
ionenes

Literary usage of Ion exchange

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The Poisoning of Ion-Exchange Resins. Inhibition of Cation Exchange by Cationic Surface-Active Agents Hamish Small Contribution from the Physical Research ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"There are dozens, if not hundreds, of ion-exchange resins available for a variety of uses ... This can be done with ion-exchange resins, by reverse osmosis, ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The Poisoning of Ion-Exchange Resins. Inhibition of Cation Exchange by Cationic Surface-Active Agents Hamish Small Contribution from the Physical Research ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"There are dozens, if not hundreds, of ion-exchange resins available for a variety of uses ... This can be done with ion-exchange resins, by reverse osmosis, ..."

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