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  • n. Plural form of anion.

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Examples

  • The portfolio will comprise a selection of the ion exchanger grades in the business unit's current product range such as anions, cations and mixed beds.

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  •   In case you slept through sixth-grade science, anions are negatively charged atoms or groups of atoms, with more negatively charged electrons than positively charged protons.

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  • In case you slept through sixth-grade science, anions are negatively charged atoms or groups of atoms, with more negatively charged electrons than positively charged protons.

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  • As illustrated in Figure 1, oxygen atoms commonly form anions with a -2 charge, O2 -, by gaining 2 electrons and therefore changing from eight protons and 8 electrons to 8 protons (+8) and ten electrons (-10).

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  • The anions are -1 because their 17 protons have a charge of +17, and their 18 electrons have a charge of -18, giving a sum of -1.

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  • As illustrated in Figure 11, oxygen atoms commonly form anions with a -2 charge, O2 -, by gaining 2 electrons and therefore changing from eight protons and 8 electrons to 8 protons (+8) and ten electrons (-10).

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  • If implanted by the solar wind after eruption, hydrogen measured by the OH- anions sputtered from the glass should be higher near the surface of each bead.

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  • Mass-balance estimation of heavy metals and selected anions at a landfill receiving MSWI bottom ash and mixed construction wastes [An article from: Journal of Hazardous Materials] by J.K. Oygard

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  • Here's why: When the titanium dioxide absorbs energy from the light, a chemical reaction occurs that results in two molecules, hydroxyl radicals and superoxide anions.

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  • Investigators examined each minute and obscure element mixed in with the anthrax: "We're looking at cations, anions; we're looking at inorganic matter; we're looking at sugars, whether augurs are present," said one senior investigator at the time.

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