ion

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See also: Ion, ión, íon, -ion, i-on, and ion-

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From the ending of anion and cation, which in turn is from Ancient Greek ἰόν (ión, going), neuter present participle of εἶμι (eîmi, I go).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈaɪən/, /ˈaɪɒn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈaɪ.ɑn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪən
  • Homophone: iron (in some accents only)

Noun[edit]

ion (plural ions)

  1. An atom or group of atoms bearing an electrical charge, such as the sodium and chlorine atoms in a salt solution.

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Esperanto[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

ion

  1. accusative singular of io

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English ion.

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Noun[edit]

ion m (plural ions)

  1. (chemistry, physics) ion

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ion

  1. Rōmaji transcription of いおん
  2. Rōmaji transcription of イオン

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἰόν (ión, going)

Noun[edit]

ion n (definite singular ionet, indefinite plural ioner, definite plural iona or ionene)

  1. (chemistry, physics) an ion

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἰόν (ión, going)

Noun[edit]

ion n (definite singular ionet, indefinite plural ion, definite plural iona)

  1. (chemistry, physics) an ion

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ion m (plural iones)

  1. ion (atom bearing an electrical charge)