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electronegative


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Electro-negative  \E*lec`tro-neg"a*tive\,  n.  (Chem.  &  Physics) 
  A  body  which  passes  to  the  positive  pole  in  electrolysis. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Electro-negative  \E*lec`tro-neg"a*tive\,  a.  (Chem.  &  Physics) 
  a  Having  the  property  of  being  attracted  by  an 
  electro-positive  body,  or  a  tendency  to  pass  to  the 
  positive  pole  in  electrolysis,  by  the  law  that  opposite 
  electricities  attract  each  other 
  b  Negative;  nonmetallic;  acid;  --  opposed  to  positive, 
  metallic,  or  basic. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  electronegative 
  adj  :  having  a  negative  electric  charge;  "electrons  are  negative" 
  [syn:  {negative}]  [ant:  {neutral},  {positive}] 




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