Electropositive definition

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Having a positive electric charge.
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Capable of acting as a positive electrode.
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Tending to release electrons to form a chemical bond.
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Having a positive electrical charge; tending to move toward the negative electrode, or cathode, in electrolysis.
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Having the ability to give up electrons, esp. in forming a chemical bond.
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Tending to donate electrons and to form a positive ion. Metals are generally electropositive.
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Having a positive electric charge.
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Capable of acting as a positive electrode.
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Having a positive electric charge.
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(chemistry) Tending to release electrons to form a chemical bond.
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(dated, chemistry, physics) A body which passes to the negative pole in electrolysis.
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An electropositive substance.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
electropositive
Plural:
electropositives

Origin of electropositive