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How to use ion in a sentence
I have previously drawn attention to the cargo aboard Flight 370, which included a large consignment of lithium-ion batteries.The Flight 370 Zombie Theory Rises From the Dead|Clive Irving|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last week it made five recommendations directed at the testing and certification of lithium-ion batteries.NTSB Doesn’t Think the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Is Safe Enough to Fly|Clive Irving|May 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lithium-ion batteries will further increase underwater performance.Tomorrow’s Stealthy Subs Could Sink America’s Navy|Bill Sweetman|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How can this saga of the lithium-ion batteries be tied to the fate of Flight 370?Passenger Flights Must Stop Carrying Lithium-Ion Batteries as Cargo|Clive Irving|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A month after that announcement, unaccustomed daylight was forced upon the lithium-ion battery industry.Passenger Flights Must Stop Carrying Lithium-Ion Batteries as Cargo|Clive Irving|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A merry, happy time the children had, and on reaching Ion the little ones were ready for their supper and bed.
At Ion Grandma Elsie lay quietly sleeping, her three daughters watching over her with tenderest care and solicitude.
In other words, five hydrogen ions passed to the right, while one chloride ion passed to the left.
That is, different concentrations of hydrogen-ion or of hydroxide-ion are required to change their colors.
The second table gives, similarly, the concentrations of hydroxide-ion required to produce the changes of tint indicated.
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An atom that has either lost or gained one or more electrons, so that it has an electrical charge. Ions can be either positively or negatively charged.