Anion (noun)

An ion that carries a negative charge due to the gain of one or more electrons.


From the greek word "anion" meaning "going up".


  1. Anions are negatively charged ions.
  2. Anions are found in many minerals and salts.
  3. Anions are formed when a neutral atom gains one or more electrons.
  4. Anions are attracted to positively charged ions or cations.
  5. Anions play an important role in many chemical reactions.
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