noun Physics, Chemistry.
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Each molecule of salt contains a pair of ions, atoms with an electrical charge.
The company plans to get around this by instead shuttling the ions themselves around the system.
The other was a reformulation of the material that carries ions between the battery’s cathode and its anode.New Record-Crushing Battery Lasts 1.2 Million Miles in Electric Cars|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|June 11, 2020|Singularity Hub
Those ions can trigger the mucus to emit bursts of blue light, the team reports.This tube worm’s glowing slime may help sustain its own shine|Carolyn Wilke|June 5, 2020|Science News For Students
Lithium salts provide the ions that move through the new electrolyte.
After graduating in 1973 from the Ion Mincu Institute of Architecture in Bucharest, she joined the state design institute.
A cadre of regime apparatchiks soon seized power, eventually leading to the landslide election of their leader, Ion Iliescu.Egypt’s Tahrir Activists Weigh Abandoning Street Protests For Runoff Vote|Alastair Beach|June 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Ion sees that the oracle can lie, and, therefore, "Delphi is plainly discredited as a fountain of truth."Political and Literary essays, 1908-1913|Evelyn Baring
They had headed for that planet confidently and unsuspectingly, using the ion drive.Upstarts|L. J. Stecher
In short, both as a man and an artist, Ion was true to his name and race.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2)|John Addington Symonds
Indigestibil′ity, Indigest′ion, want of digestion: painful digestion.
Mr. Justice Talfourd, known as the author of "Ion," was also there with his lady.Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe Compiled from Her Letters and Journals|Charles Edward Stowe