e|lec|tro|neg|a|tive


e|lec|tro|neg|a|tive
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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