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[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


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