Associations to the word «Cation»


CATION, noun. (chemistry) A positively charged ion—opposed to anion.
CATION, noun. (chemistry) The ion in an electrolyzed solution that migrates to the cathode.
CATION EXCHANGE, noun. (inorganic chemistry) The normal form of ion exchange in which cations such as those of calcium are removed from solution

Dictionary definition

CATION, noun. A positively charged ion.

Wise words

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