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.

 

© Webster 1913.


E*lec`tro-neg"a*tive, n. Chem. & Physics

A body which passes to the positive pole in electrolysis.

 

© Webster 1913.

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