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a lithium-ion battery
  an atom or molecule that has acquired an electrical charge by the loss or gain of electrons
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ion ions
An atom that loses an electron is called a cation. An atom that gains an electron is called an anion.
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  • a lithium-ion battery
  • The ion propulsion system is incredibly efficient in space.
  • The car is powered by a 400-pound a lithium-ion battery.
  • She explained the disabling device’s funct:ions to Thomas in a curt, efficient manner.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure

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  • The electricity in the air has changed; it’s like you can smell the ions dancing.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • "Now let’s find the den ions
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • Quang-ha then mutters: "What’s really being measured are ions of hydrogen."
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • He buys a notebook and draws up plans for cloud chambers, ion detectors, X-ray goggles.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • But he was a biologist and he made her captive to macrocytes and hemoglobin electrophoresis and ion exchange resins.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • A bolt of lightning ricocheted off the point and blasted the ghosts to ions, leaving a smoking crater where the earthen fountain had been.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus

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  • I don’t know, but I’m ion sad and tired to ask.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Ionic means containing ions-electrically charged particles.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Aiming for the weak point at the base of the skull, she let the troll have a long burst of the concentrated ion ray.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • He nodded to photos on his bookshelves, of Morrie as a child with his grandmother; Morrie as a young man with his brother, David; Morrie with his wife, Charlotte; Morrie with his two sons, Rob, a journalist in Tokyo, and ion, a computer expert in Boston.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • Pro-fess-ion-al.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • Far away on the opposite spiral arm of the Galaxy, five hundred thousand light-years from the star Sol, Zaphod Beeblebrox, President of the Imperial Galactic Government, sped across the seas of Damogran; his ion drive delta boat winking and flashing in the Damogran sun.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • At that time, the ARPL was heavily invested in chemistry and physics—ion sprays, reversal duplication, pimeson substrates—but there was growing interest in biologic problems.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • The air felt strange all around me, like just after or before a thunderstorm when the very ions have been shifted, resettled.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • He is known as Old Man Treadwell, as if he were a landmark, a rock format ion or brooding swamp.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • We know that in the first centuries after the Homeric poems were written down, they were presented as performances by rhapsodes who had them by heart, and we know from the Ion of Plato that such performances could be histrionic, highly and effectively so.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • "I crave your pardon, Deerslayer," said Judith, earnestly, more abashed than was her wont, in finding that she had in advertently made an appeal that might wound her compan ion’s pride.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Deerslayer
  • Kassad had returned to his command EMV, closed the hatches, and-curling up in the warm darkness smelling of rubber, heated plastics, charged ions-had heard her whispers over the babble of the C3 channels and implant coding.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Hermes is powered by ion engines.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • Why the current Confederation can’t preserve the UN ION.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • "You see . Mar-ion—" He wasn’t used to saying my name.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Mom-pell-ion!
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • When he opened the door of his apartment/office she saw him framed in a long succession or train of doorways, room after room receding in the general direct ion of Santa Monica, all soaked in rain-light.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • He was always sterilizing flasks, preparing media of various hydrogen-ion concentrations, copying his old notes into a new book lovingly labeled "X Principle, Staph," and adding to it further observations.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • But long before the child learns to talk properly—and Ion before it learns to think philosophically—the world we have become a habit.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Experiments at facilities like the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) in California and the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research Lab (PEAR) had categorically proven that human thought, if properly focused, had the ability to affect and change physical mass.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • I said, "Ion would be welcome at our lunch table tomorrow."
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • Ion wouldn’t care who I killed or whether I brushed my hair .
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Storm of Swords
  • "I see one now," Ion replied.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Game of Thrones
  • "And this too," said Ion.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Clash of Kings
  • "Well," he said, "I guess it was a generation or so back that Dr. Spencer at Harwell demonstrated that titanium hydroxide would create a chemical reaction that separated uranyl ions from seawater.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • "I’ll tell you why you came here myself: you see, I don’t give you your wages, you are so proud you don’t want to bow down and ask for it, and so you come to punish me with your stupid stares, to worry me and you have no sus-pic-ion how stupid it is—stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid!
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Notes from the Underground
  • 8TH JUROR: . twelve . [He stops and turns to the Ion’ JUROR.
    Reginald Rose  --  Twelve Angry Men
  • She whacked it with her stick and grabbed it by its ears, and Yoren stewed it with some mushrooms and wild on— ions.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Clash of Kings
  • It was the only time that Vhaghar, Meraxes, and Baler-ion were all unleashed at once.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Game of Thrones
  • Love helps us develop an identity secure enough to allow itself to be placed in another’s care and protect ion.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • An abrupt emotion entered his voice , a scrape and gargle that sounded like the stirring of some beast’s ambit ion.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • The predict ions did not seem reckless to them.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • And vaguely he remembered the rest, the details: all the intermediate steps, the necessary enzymes, the metals, ions, local factors.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Kassad saw the telltale red glow of reentry, heard the ion buildup on the active radio channels, and suddenly wondered if this had been such a good idea.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • The brain of a white rat releases calcium ions when it’s exposed to radio-frequency waves.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Those old video systems emit faint ion beams.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • I wish Ion was here.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Storm of Swords
  • Mulch looked at the room again through his ion-sensitive eye.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • Hermes has a constant-thrust ion engine.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • He hath heard The !ion’s roaring, and can tell What his horny throat expresseth, And to him the tiger’s yell Comes articulate and presseth On his ear like mother-tongue.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
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