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-ion British & World English

Forming nouns denoting the action of a verb or an instance of this

ion British & World English

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

carbonium ion British & World English

An organic cation in which the positive charge is located on a carbon atom

hydronium ion British & World English

Another term for hydroxonium ion.

ion exchange British & World English

The exchange of ions of the same charge between an insoluble solid and a solution in contact with it, used in water-softening and other purification and separation processes

ion exchanger British & World English

A solid used in ion exchange, typically a special cross-linked synthetic resin or a zeolite

hydroxonium ion British & World English

The ion H3O+, consisting of a protonated water molecule and present in all aqueous acids