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Ionic compound


a chemical compound of cations and anions which are held together by ionic bonds in a lattice structure


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  • Ionics

    [ahy-on-ik] /aɪˈɒn ɪk/ adjective 1. Architecture. noting or pertaining to one of the five classical orders that in ancient Greece consisted of a fluted column with a molded base and a capital composed of four volutes, usually parallel to the architrave with a pulvinus connecting a pair on each side of the column, and an […]

  • Ion-implantation

    noun, Electronics. 1. a method of implanting impurities below the surface of a solid, usually a semiconductor, by bombarding the solid with a beam of ions of the impurity. noun 1. a technique used in the manufacture of semiconductor devices in which impurities are implanted by means of beams of electrically accelerated ions

  • Ionise

    [ahy-uh-nahyz] /ˈaɪ əˌnaɪz/ verb (used with object), ionized, ionizing. 1. to separate or change into . 2. to produce in. verb (used without object), ionized, ionizing. 3. to become changed into the form of , as by dissolving. /ˈaɪəˌnaɪz/ verb 1. to change or become changed into ions v. 1896, from ion + -ize. Related: […]

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