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  1. ionized hydrogen of the form H+, found in aqueous solutions of all acids.

Origin of hydrogen ion

First recorded in 1895–1900
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hydrogen ion

noun
  1. an ionized hydrogen atom, occurring in plasmas and in aqueous solutions of acids, in which it is solvated by one or more water molecules; proton. Formula: H +
  2. an ionized hydrogen molecule; hydrogen molecular ion. Formula: H 2 +
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