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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anion  \An"i*on\,  n.  [Gr.  ?,  neut.  ?,  p.  pr  of  ?  to  go  up  ?  up 
  +  ?  to  go.]  (Chem.) 
  An  electro-negative  element,  or  the  element  which  in 
  electro-chemical  decompositions,  is  evolved  at  the  anode;  -- 
  opposed  to  {cation}.  --Faraday. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anion 
  n  :  a  negatively  charged  atom 




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