cation exchanger

noun

Definition of cation exchanger

: a cation-exchange agent that can exchange its cation with the cation or cations of a solution passed through it and that consists of an insoluble saltlike or acidic substance:as
a : a natural or synthetic zeolite
b : a sulfonated coal
c : a synthetic organic resin containing sulfonic or carboxylic acid groups

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“Cation exchanger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cation%20exchanger. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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