ion
Pronunciation
  • (British) enPR: ī'ən, IPA: /ˈaɪən/; enPR: ī'ŏn, IPA: /ˈaɪɒn/
  • (America) enPR: ī'ŏn, IPA: /ˈaɪ.ɑn/
Noun

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.
Translations
  • French: ion
  • German: Ion
  • Italian: ione
  • Portuguese: íon, ião
  • Russian: ио́н
  • Spanish: ion, ión
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈaɪˌoʊn/

Ion
Proper noun
  1. (Greek mythology) Son of Creusa and Xuthus, and the ancestor of Ionian people.
  2. (philosophy) Ion of Chios, a Greek writer, dramatist, lyric poet and philosopher of the Pythagorean school



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