Ion in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Ion

a cluster of atoms or a single atom carrying an electrical charge

Examples of Ion in a sentence

Since the atom has acquired an electric charge, it is now referred to as an ion. 🔊

The scientific term for an atom that has lost an electron is a positive ion. 🔊

Unless electrons are transferred, an atom will not become an ion. 🔊

It is ironic how an atom which gains an electron is viewed as a negative ion. 🔊

Did you know a spectator ion is an ion that appears at both the beginning and the end of a chemical reaction? 🔊

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