ionogen

[ahy-on-uh-jin, -jen]
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noun Physics, Chemistry.

any substance capable of producing ions, as an electrolyte.

Nearby words

  1. ionization potential,
  2. ionize,
  3. ionizer,
  4. ionizing radiation,
  5. iono-,
  6. ionomer,
  7. ionone,
  8. ionopause,
  9. ionophore,
  10. ionophoresis

Origin of ionogen

First recorded in 1905–10; ion + -o- + -gen

Related formsi·on·o·gen·ic [ahy-on-uh-jen-ik] /aɪˌɒn əˈdʒɛn ɪk/, adjective

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