a negatively charged ion, esp. one that moves toward the anode during electrolysis
Origin of anioncoined by Michael Faraday ; from Classical Greek anion, thing going up, neuter present participle of anienai, to go up ; from ana-, up + ienai, to go: see via
A negatively charged ion, especially the ion that migrates to an anode in electrolysis.
Origin of anionFrom Greek, neuter present participle of anienai, to go up : ana-, ana- + ienai, to go; see ei- in Indo-European roots.