(Humans as organisms) positively- or negatively-charged particles - eg positively charged hydrogen, sodium and potassium atoms. Ion charge helps determine a substance's acidity or alkalinity
Electrically charged element, group of elements or particle. Many of the salts in the soil solution exist as ions.
A charged particle consisting of an atom stripped of one or more of its electrons.
According to Greek mythology, Ion (n; Ἴων, gen.: Ἴωνος) was the illegitimate child of Creüsa, daughter of Erechtheus and wife of Xuthus. He had a wife Tulipi, daughter of Strimon. Creusa conceived Ion with Apollo then she abandoned the child. Apollo asked Hermes to take Ion from his cradle. Ion was saved (and raised) ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ion_(mythology)
Ion was an ancient Greek tragic poet, a native of Chios, who lived about 450 BC. His tragedies were represented at Athens with great applause, and he is greatly commended by Aristophanes, Athenseus, etc.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/CXI.HTM
an atom with an electric charge due to gain or loss of electrons.
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An ion is a charged atom or group of atoms. The charge occurs from a surplus or deficiency of electrons.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/GI.HTM
An atom or a group of atoms that carries an electric charge.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/10003
An atom or molecular fragment that has a positive electrical charge due to the loss of one or more electrons; the simplest ion is the hydrogen nucleus, a single proton.
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an atom or small molecule which carries a positive or negative charge.Found on http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/glossary_3.html
An atom that has lost or gained one or more electrons and has become electrically charged as a result.Found on http://hesperia.gsfc.nasa.gov/sftheory/glossary.htm
An electrically charged atom or group of atoms. Found on http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms/
A charged particle.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20095
An ion is a charged Atom or molecule. The ion is charged because the number of Electrons do not equal the number of Protons in the atom or molecule. If the atom or molecule contains an excess of electrons it will be negatively charged (e.g. OH-) where as if it is depleted in electrons it will have a net positive charge (e.g. H+).
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- a particle that is electrically charged (positive or negative)Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=ion
An atom with one or more electrons in surplus or deficit. Because each electron carries a unit negative charge, if there is a surplus of them the overall atomic charge is a net negative (making the ion in question an anion), and if there is a deficit of them the overall atomic charge is a net positi
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An atom that, because of the loss of one or more electrons, has a positive electrical charge.Found on http://www.solarspace.co.uk/Glossary2.php
An electrically charged atom or grouping of atoms.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20474
An ion is an electrically charged atom or molecule. It may comprise one or more atoms and be positively (cation) or negatively (anion) charged. The number of positively charged core modules (protons) in atoms is identical to the number of negatively charged electrons which encircle the core. An atom is outwardly electrically neutral. An ion is char...Found on http://www.adixen.co.uk//Applications_and_more/Glossary(1-64--3-20011).html
An ion is an electrically charged atom. In a neutral atom, the number of protons in the nucleus is balanced by the number of electrons around the nucleus. If an electron is knocked away from the nucleus (perhaps as a result of radiation), then the atom will be left with a net positive charge. The process of creating ions is called ionisationFound on http://www.users.zetnet.co.uk/computing/MainPage/SecDepts/Physics/Resources
Electrically charged atom or group of atoms.
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An atom (or group of atoms) which has either gained or lostelectrons; e.g., a chloride anion, 17Cl1-, contains 18 electrons (i.e.,one more than neutral atom, 17Cl0), and a copper(II) cation, 29Cu2+,contains 27 electrons (i.e., two less than the neutral atom, 29Cu0Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/i/o/ion/source.html
(c. 490-c. 421 BC) Greek poet of Chios, who also lived at Athens. His first tragedy was produced between 452 and 449 BC and he subsequently gained prizes for both his tragic works and dithyrambs (choral hymns). He is...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
In Greek mythology, the son of the god Apollo and Creusa, daughter of King Erechtheus of Athens; ancestor of the Ionian or eastern Greeks. In Ion, by the Greek dramatist Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
An atom that is electrically-charged because of loss or gain of electronsFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20725
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