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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A class of synthetic detergents in which the molecules do not convert into charged atoms in aqueous solutions.

Usage examples (33)
  • Washing-up liquids are often of the 'anionic' types and are likely to interfere with the dyeing process.
  • Sommelet rearrangements as well as intra-anionic ether isomerisation.
  • Ionic chemicals which in solution yield anionic and cationic particles
  • Soaps are anionic surfacants, and one bath bar generally works as well as another. for more
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