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ion exchange

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ion exchange

noun

Definition of ION EXCHANGE

:  a reversible interchange of one kind of ion present on an insoluble solid with another of like charge present in a solution surrounding the solid with the reaction being used especially for softening or demineralizing water, the purification of chemicals, or the separation of substances
ion exchanger noun

First Known Use of ION EXCHANGE

1923

ion exchange

noun ion ex·change \-iks-ˈchānj\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ION EXCHANGE

:  a reversible interchange of one kind of ion present on an insoluble solid with another of like charge present in a solution surrounding the solid with the reaction being used especially for softening or demineralizing water, purifying chemicals, or separating substances

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