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Definition of cation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cation

 noun

noun

BrE BrE//ˈkætaɪən//

 

; NAmE NAmE//ˈkætaɪən//

 

(chemistry, physics) Molecules and matter

 
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an ion with a positive electrical charge compare anion See related entries: Molecules and matter Word Originmid 19th cent.: from cata ‘alongside’ or from cathode, + ion.

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Definition of cation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

cation

 noun

noun

NAmE//ˈkæt̮ˌaɪən//

 

(chemistry) (physics)

 

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an ion with a positive electrical charge compare anion

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