[ih-lek-troh-poz-i-tiv] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈpɒz ɪ tɪv/
adjective, Physical Chemistry.
containing ; tending to migrate to the negative pole in electrolysis.
assuming potential when in contact with a dissimilar substance.
basic, as an element or group.
having a positive electric charge
(of an atom, group, molecule, etc) tending to release electrons and form positive ions or polarized bonds Compare electronegative
[ih-lek-troh-ri-duhk-shuh n] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ rɪˈdʌk ʃən/ noun 1. the process in which electrons are added to a substance near the cathode of an electrolytic cell.
[ih-lek-troh-ri-sep-ter] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ rɪˈsɛp tər/ noun, Zoology. 1. any of an array of tiny, electrically sensitive ampullar organs present in sharks, electric eels, catfish, and certain other fishes, each organ being composed of a bundle of nerve fibers and sensory cells within a gel-filled conducting duct that can pick up weak electrical currents emitted by […]
[ih-lek-troh-ri-fahy-ning] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ rɪˈfaɪ nɪŋ/ noun 1. the process for refining a metal in an electrolytic cell, in which the impure metal is used as the anode and the refined metal is deposited on the cathode.
[ih-lek-troh-ret-n-uh-gram] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈrɛt n əˌgræm/ noun, Ophthalmology. 1. the graphic record obtained by electroretinography. Abbreviation: ERG. electroretinogram e·lec·tro·ret·i·no·gram (ĭ-lěk’trō-rět’n-ə-grām’) n. Abbr. ERG A graphic record of the electrical activity of the retina.