electronegative


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electronegative

 [e-lek″tro-neg´ah-tiv]
bearing a negative electric charge.

e·lec·tro·neg·a·tive

(ē-lek'trō-neg'ă-tiv),
1. Relating to or charged with negative electricity.
2. Referring to an element whose uncharged atoms have a tendency to ionize by adding electrons, thus becoming anions (for example, oxygen, fluorine, chlorine).

electronegative

/elec·tro·neg·a·tive/ (e-lek″tro-neg´it-iv) bearing a negative electric charge.

e·lec·tro·neg·a·tive

(ĕ-lek'trō-neg'ă-tiv)
Relating to or charged with negative electricity; referring to an element the uncharged atoms of which have a tendency to ionize by adding electrons, thus becoming anions (e.g., oxygen, fluorine, chlorine).

electronegative

bearing a negative electric charge or an excess of electrons.
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