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Definition an atom or molecule that has acquired an electrical charge by the loss or gain of electrons
  • 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.
  • Quang-ha then mutters: "What's really being measured are ions of hydrogen."
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • I don't know, but I'm ion sad and tired to ask.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • "Now let's find the den ions...'
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • She explained the disabling device's funct:ions to Thomas in a curt, efficient manner.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • The electricity in the air has changed; it's like you can smell the ions dancing.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • 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 stops and turns to the Ion' JUROR.
    Reginald Rose  --  Twelve Angry Men
  • But he was a biologist and he made her captive to macrocytes and hemoglobin electrophoresis and ion exchange resins.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • Ion wouldn't care who I killed or whether I brushed my hair ....
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Storm of Swords
  • 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
  • I said, "Ion would be welcome at our lunch table tomorrow."
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • "And this too," said Ion.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Clash of Kings
  • He buys a notebook and draws up plans for cloud chambers, ion detectors, X-ray goggles.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • 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
  • Ionic means containing ions-electrically charged particles.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • 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
  • "I see one now," Ion replied.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Game of Thrones

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