anion exchanger

noun

Definition of anion exchanger

: an anion-exchange agent that can exchange its anion with the anion or anions of a solution passed through it or that can adsorb anions in the form of acids especially : an insoluble basic synthetic organic resin usually containing amine groups or quaternary ammonium groups

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1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Anion exchanger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anion%20exchanger. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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