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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cation  \Cat"i*on\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  downward  +  ?  going,  p.  pr  of  ?  to 
  go.]  (Chem.) 
  An  electro-positive  substance,  which  in  electro-decomposition 
  is  evolved  at  the  cathode;  --  opposed  to  {anion}.  --Faraday. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cation 
  n  :  a  positively  charged  atom 




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