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Noun: anionic  ,a-nI'ó-nik
  1. A class of synthetic detergents in which the molecules do not ionize in aqueous solutions
    - anionic detergent, non-ionic detergent
Adjective: anionic  ,a-nI'ó-nik
  1. Of or relating to anions

Derived forms: anionics

Type of: detergent

Antonym: cationic

Encyclopedia: Anionic