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In chemistry, a positively charged ion. Pronounced cat-I-on. A cation is as opposed to an anion, which is a negatively charged ion.
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An ion carrying a positive atomic charge.
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A positively charged ion.
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(kat-eye-on) An ion with a positive charge, produced by the loss of one or more electrons.
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A cation is a positively charged ion. Metals typically form cations.
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An ion that has a positive electrical charge. That is, an atom that has lost one or more electrons.
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1834, from Greek kation "going down," neuter present participle of katienai "to go down," from kata "down" (see cata-) + ienai "to go" (see ion). Proposed by th [..]
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Neutral atom that loses an electron and becomes positively charged.
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A positively charged ion.
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An ion carrying a positive charge of electricity. Soil cations include calcium Ca++ and sodium Na++.
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A positively charged ion.
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A positively charged ion. Plant nutrient examples include calcium (Ca++) and potassium (K+). See anion.
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A positively charged ion. The most commonly found cations in soil waters include sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium.
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an ion carrying a positive atomic charge. Many key soil nutrients employ cations. Cation Exchange Capacity: how well a soil hosts exchanges of cations between its minerals and its plant roots. In general, soils high in clay and organic matter carry a negative charge that retains plant nutrient cations against leaching away. High CEC usually correla [..]
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An ion with more protons than electrons.
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n. a positively-charged ion which is characterized as having more protons and fewer electrons. Examples include the sodium ion (Na) and the potassium ion (K). Compare anion.
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Ion that is positively charged. See anion.
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  A positive ion.
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A positively charged ion, such as a potassium or sodium ion. Compare anion.
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An anion is a positively charged ion. See also Anion and Ion Exchange.
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An ion with a positive charge, formed when an atom loses electrons in a reaction. The atom now has more protons than electrons. Cationic Surfactant-
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A negatively charged ion, resulting from dissociation of molecules in solution.
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(n) a positively charged ion
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Particle with positive charge; reactions between anions and cations create electrical forces.
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A positively charged ion (Lessons 8, 10, 11)
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A positively charged ion; cations in the body include sodium, potassium, and magnesium.
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An ion with positive charge is designated cation. It receives this designation according to the "cathode", because it is attracted by the cathode in an electric field.          
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A positive ion.
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Positively charged ions including potassium, calcium, magnesium, and hydrogen.
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Particles in the electrolyte of a galvanic cell carrying a positive charge and moving towards the cathode during operation of the cell. See also anion
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An ion or group of ions having a positive charge and characteristically moving toward the negative electrode in electrolysis.
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A positively charged ion, i.e. hydrogen (H+).
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When the metal ions in storm water runoff attach themselves to soil particles, which become positively charged atoms.
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a positively charged atom or group of atoms, or a radical which moves to the negative pole (cathode) during electrolysis.
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a positive ion.
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Illustrated Glossary of Organic Chemistry Cation: An atom or molecule with a positive formal charge. Na+ Sodium cation    Methyl carbocation     Trimethyl phenyl ammonium cation
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A positively charged ion or group of atoms.
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a positively charged ion.
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is a positively charged chemical. For example, calcium (Ca+2
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Atom or atom group positively charged (positive ion)
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A positively charged ion in an electrolyte solution, attracted to the cathode under the influence of a difference in electrical potential. Sodium ion (Na+) is a cation.
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Positively charged ions including potassium, calcium, magnesium, and hydrogen.
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Positively charged ions such as sodium (Na+) or ammonium (NH4+).
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A positively charged element or ion. This includes base cations as well as aluminium and hydrogen.
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An ion carrying a positive atomic charge.
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An ion with a positive electrical charge, such as calcium or magnesium.
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Neutral atom that loses an electron and becomes positively charged.
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An atom that has lost one or more electrons; a positively charged ion.
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A positively charged ion (such as K+, Na+, NH4+).
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a positively charged ion, usually found dissolved in water, such as calcium (Ca++). Read more information about measuring water quality.
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A positively charged ion. Plant nutrient examples include calcium (Ca++) and potassium (K+). See anion.
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A positively charged atom or radical.
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A positively charged ion that migrates through the electrolyte toward the cathode under the influence of a potential gradient.
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EXCHANGE SOFTENERS
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