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counter-ion

[ koun-ter-ahy-uhn, -ahy-on ]
/ ˈkaʊn tərˌaɪ ən, -ˌaɪ ɒn /
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noun Physical Chemistry.
an ion in solution that associates itself with an ion of opposite charge on the surface of a member of a solute.
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