Definition of Cation. Meaning of Cation. Synonyms of Cation

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Definition of Cation

Cation
Cation Cat"i*on, n. [Gr. ? downward + ? going, p. pr. of ? to go.] (Chem.) An electro-positive substance, which in electro-decomposition is evolved at the cathode; -- opposed to anion. --Faraday.

Meaning of Cation from wikipedia

- cloud. Cations are smaller than the corresponding parent atom or molecule due to the smaller size of the electron cloud. One particular cation (that of...
- electric charge, so a cation-exchange capacity of 10 cmolc/kg could hold 10 cmol of Na+ cations (with 1 unit of charge per cation) per kilogram of soil...
- The trihydrogen cation or protonated molecular hydrogen is a cation (positive ion) with formula H+ 3, consisting of three hydrogen nuclei (protons) sharing...
- benzyl fragment forms a cation (PhCH+ 2), which rearranges to the highly stable tropylium cation (C 7H+ 7). The tropylium cation reacts with nucleophiles...
- discontinued because the cation biodegrades too slowly. Contemporary fabric softeners are based on salts of quaternary ammonium cations where the fatty acid...
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- The dihydrogen cation or hydrogen molecular ion is a cation (positive ion) with formula H+ 2. It consists of two hydrogen nuclei (protons) sharing a single...
- vinyl cation is a carbocation with the positive charge on an alkene carbon. Its empirical formula is C 2H+ 3. More generally, a vinylic cation is any...
- and borohydride. In terms of size, the ammonium cation (rionic = 175 pm) resembles the caesium cation (rionic = 183 pm). The hydrogen atoms in the ammonium...
- acetylene) and an adjacent cation (e.g. Li+, Na+). This interaction is an example of noncovalent bonding between a monopole (cation) and a quadrupole (π system)...
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