electropositive

adjective

elec·​tro·​pos·​i·​tive i-ˌlek-trō-ˈpä-zə-tiv How to pronounce electropositive (audio)
-ˈpäz-tiv
: having a tendency to release electrons

Word History

First Known Use

1813, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of electropositive was in 1813

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“Electropositive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electropositive. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

electropositive

adjective
elec·​tro·​pos·​i·​tive i-ˌlek-trō-ˈpäz-ət-iv, -ˈpäz-tiv How to pronounce electropositive (audio)
1
: charged with positive electricity
2
: having a tendency to release electrons
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