ion ion  /ˈaɪ ən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a particle that is electrically charged (positive or negative); an atom or molecule or group that has lost or gained one or more electrons

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Kentucky's Berea College does not charge any of its students tuition.
  2. Also, since it's lithium-ion, it can perform at full strength on a mostly-drained battery.
  3. Experts say that as production of the lithium-ion packs increases, they're actually getting closer in price to cheaper but less effective nickel-based batteries.

News

  1. 'Popcorn' particle pathways promise better lithium-ion batteries

    Researchers have confirmed the particle-by-particle mechanism by which lithium ions move in and out of electrodes made of lithium iron phosphate, findings that could lead to better performance in lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles, medical equipment and aircraft.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Great American Energy, Inc. Reports on Latest Lithium-Ion Battery Advances & Clean Energy Market Applications

    Great American Energy, Inc. is pleased to report on recent advances made in lithium-ion battery technologies and the cl
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Agilent Technologies Demonstrates New Generation Of Ion Mobility Technology To Enhance High-Resolution Mass ...

    Agilent Technologies Inc. Recently introduced analytical research findings using new ion mobility technology combined with a modified high-resolution iFunnel Quadrupole-Time-of-Fight LC/MS system.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: BioresearchOnline

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Quotes

  1. Martin says, "I would tell Miley to go to college. I really think that saved me...... I went to Yale. It's really, really important to get an educa tion because when all of this is gone, then at least you have your educat ion. Then you can do...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Kellie Martin Source: PR-inside.com (press release)

  2. "It came out of nowhere, we weren't playing great baseball all year. We started playing well against Detroit and I think the Cubs series kicked us ion gear and we've been off and running since then," Konerko said of the Sox inspired play....
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Paul Konerko Source: USA Today

  3. Nissan Motor president Carlos Ghosn said: "Production of the Leaf and lithium-ion batteries in Smyrna brings the United States closer to its goal of energy independence, creates green jobs and helps sustain American manufacturing."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Carlos Ghosn Source: just-auto.com (subscription)

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