Origin of cation
OTHER WORDS FROM cationcat·i·on·ic [kat-ahy-on-ik], /ˌkæt aɪˈɒn ɪk/, adjectivecat·i·on·i·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby cation
How to use cation in a sentence
Cations — a word I haven’t heard outside of bonsai since 10th grade chemistry — are positively charged particles that affect your tree’s ability to absorb nutrients from fertilizer.
And Wiener announced on Thursday her intent to take a “little twit-cation.”
Bobby wondered if Richard wouldn't grow up before they did, he was so much bigger, and then what would become of his edge-cation?
I haven't a doubt but what you'll have a curly-tailed edge-cation all right, Bobby, when the time comes, pigs or no pigs.
This is the cli—cli—climax of Eas—Eas—Easter vac—c—c—c—c—cation!Pee-Wee Harris Adrift|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
The remainder of the molecule, which usually consists of a single atom, is the cation.
It will be noticed that in neutralization the anion of the acid and the cation of the base are not changed.