e|lec´tro|neg´a|tive|ly


e|lec´tro|neg´a|tive|ly
e|lec|tro|neg|a|tive «ih LEHK troh NEHG uh tihv», adjective, noun.
–adj.
1. charged with negative electricity.
2. tending to pass to the positive pole (anode) in electrolysis.
3. tending to gain electrons; nonmetallic; acid.
–n.
an electronegative substance.
e|lec´tro|neg´a|tive|ly, adverb.

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  • e|lec|tro|neg|a|tive — «ih LEHK troh NEHG uh tihv», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. charged with negative electricity. 2. tending to pass to the positive pole (anode) in electrolysis. 3. tending to gain electrons; nonmetallic; acid. –n. an electronegative substance.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • e|lec|tro|pos|i|tive — «ih LEHK troh POZ uh tihv», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. charged with positive electricity. 2. tending to pass to the negative pole (cathode) in electrolysis. 3. tending to lose electrons; metallic; basic. –n. an electropositive substance …   Useful english dictionary

  • e|lec|tro|sen|si|tive — «ih LEHK troh SEHN suh tihv», adjective. readily affected by electric current; sensitive to electricity: »electrosensitive paper …   Useful english dictionary

  • e|lec|tro|mo|tive — «ih LEHK truh MOH tihv», adjective. 1. producing a flow of electricity. 2. of or having to do with electromotive force …   Useful english dictionary

  • ther|mo|e|lec|tro|mo|tive — «THUR moh ih LEHK truh MOH tihv», adjective. of or having to do with electromotive force produced by heat …   Useful english dictionary

  • tive — ab·duc·tive; ab·duc·tive·ly; ab·er·ra·tive; ab·re·ac·tive; ab·sorp·tive; ab·strac·tive; ac·cel·er·a·tive; ac·com·mo·da·tive; ac·cre·tive; ac·cul·tur·a·tive; ac·cu·mu·la·tive; ac·quis·i·tive; ac·quis·i·tive·ness; adapt·a·tive; ad·duc·tive;… …   English syllables

  • lec — al·ve·o·lec·to·my; an·ti in·tel·lec·tu·al·ism; an·ti in·tel·lec·tu·al·ist; bo·lec·tion; cen·tro·lec·i·thal; co·lec·ti·vo; col·lec·ta·nea; col·lec·tar·i·um; col·lec·tion; col·lec·tiv·ism; col·lec·tiv·i·ty; col·lec·ti·vi·za·tion; col·lec·tiv·ize;… …   English syllables

  • Electro-negative — E*lec tro neg a*tive, Electronegative E*lec tro*neg a*tive, a. (Chem. & Physics) 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Electronegative — Electro negative E*lec tro neg a*tive, Electronegative E*lec tro*neg a*tive, a. (Chem. & Physics) 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • electronegative — e•lec•tro•neg•a•tive [[t]ɪˌlɛk troʊˈnɛg ə tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) chem. containing negative electricity; tending to migrate to the positive pole in electrolysis 2) chem. assuming negative potential when in contact with a dissimilar substance • Etymology …   From formal English to slang