Cation vs. Anion

Cation vs. Anion — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Cation and Anion

Cationnoun

An ion or group of ions having a positive charge and characteristically moving toward the negative electrode in electrolysis.

Anionnoun

A negatively charged ion, especially the ion that migrates to an anode in electrolysis.

Cationnoun

(physical chemistry) a positively charged ion, i.e. one that would be attracted to the cathode in electrolysis

Anionnoun

A negatively charged ion.

Cationnoun

a positively charged ion

Anionnoun

a negatively charged ion

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