[ ahy-on-uh-jin, -jen ]
/ aɪˈɒn ə dʒɪn, -ˌdʒɛn /
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noun Physics, Chemistry.
any substance capable of producing ions, as an electrolyte.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ionogeni·on·o·gen·ic [ahy-on-uh-jen-ik], /aɪˌɒn əˈdʒɛn ɪk/, adjective
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How to use ionogen in a sentence
As a matter of experience, the conductivity of a given quantity of an acid or other ionogen does tend toward a limit.
Hydrochloric acid is used here in order to carry the discussion in the text as far as possible with this typical ionogen.