Anion (noun)

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

Origin:

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

Examples:

  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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