Meaning of ION in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈaɪən ]

n. an atom or group of atoms that has lost one or more electrons (= CATION), or gained one or more electrons (= ANION). øion exchange the exchange of ions of the same charge between a usu. aqueous solution and a solid, used in water-softening etc. ion exchanger a substance or equipment for this process. [Gk, neut. pres. part. of eimi go]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.