Definition of Ion:

  1. An atom or molecule with a net electric charge due to the loss or gain of one or more electrons.

  2. Atom or molecule having a positive charge (is an anion) or a negative charge (is a cation) due to loss or gain of electrons during a chemical action or exposure to some types of radiation. Ions behave very differently from the atoms or molecules they are formed from.

Synonyms of Ion

Acid, Acidity, Agent, Alkali, Alkalinity, Alloisomer, Anion, Antacid, Atom, Atomic model, Base, Biochemical, Cation, Chemical, Chemical element, Chromoisomer, Compound, Copolymer, Dimer, Electrocoating, Electroetching, Electrogalvanization, Electrogilding, Electrograving, Electrolysis, Electrolyte, Electron, Electroplating, Element, Galvanization, Heavy chemicals, High polymer, Homopolymer, Hydracid, Inorganic chemical, Ionization, Ionogen, Isomer, Macromolecule, Meson, Metamer, Molecule, Monad, Monomer, Neutralizer, Nonacid, Nonelectrolyte, Nuclear atom, Nuclear particle, Nuclide, Organic chemical, Oxyacid, Planetary shell, Polymer, Proton, Pseudoisomer, Quark, Radical, Reagent, Shell, Subshell, Sulfacid, Tagged atom, Tracer, Tracer atom, Trimer, Valence shell

How to use Ion in a sentence?

  1. Hydrogen ions.

Meaning of Ion & Ion Definition