ion exchange resin

noun

Definition of ion exchange resin

: an insoluble material of high molecular weight that contains groups which can be exchanged with ions in a solution with which it is in contact

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Those disposable filters use something called ion exchange resin to filter out copper, cadmium and zinc. Dan Sweeney, sun-sentinel.com, "Why do we have to boil water anyway?," 19 July 2019

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First Known Use of ion exchange resin

1943, in the meaning defined above

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ion exchange resin

noun

Medical Definition of ion exchange resin

: an insoluble material of high molecular weight that contains either acidic groups for exchanging cations or basic groups for exchanging anions and is used in ion-exchange processes and in medicine (as for reducing the sodium content of the body or the acidity of the stomach)

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