What does anion mean?

anion meaning in General Dictionary

An electro unfavorable atom or group of atoms or even the element that electro substance decompositions is developed during the anode in opposition to cation

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  • a negatively charged ion
  • An electro-negative element, or perhaps the factor which, in electro-chemical decompositions, is evolved during the anode; -- in opposition to cation.

anion meaning in Urban Dictionary

the number in some kind of power circle-in an atom


anion meaning in Medical Dictionary

an adversely recharged ion. Pronounced an-I-on.


anion meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"a negatively recharged ion, which moves toward the anode (q.v.) during electrolysis," 1834, recommended because of the Rev. William Whewell (1794-1866), English polymath, and published by English physicist Michael Faraday, from Greek anion "(thing) rising," neuter past participle of anienai "go up," from ana "up" (see ana-) + ienai "go" (see ion).


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anion meaning in Chemistry Dictionary

a bad ion; an atom or goup of atoms that has attained one or more electrons.


anion meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) An electro-negative factor, or perhaps the factor which, in electro-chemical decompositions, is developed within anode; -- in opposition to cation.


Sentence Examples with the word anion

They affirmed that he had remained behind at Tarentum; upon which they were suddenly confronted by Anion himself, arrayed in the same garments in which he had leapt overboard.

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