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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to a positively charged atom.

Usage examples (32)
  • An enormous variety of organisms produce compounds called cationic antimicrobial peptides.
  • Most dyestuff manufacturers market a range of chemicals, known as cationic fixing agents (e.g. Matexil FC-PN, Levogen WW) specifically for improving water fastness.
  • These dyes have an affinity for and are able to complex (see Glossary) with basic or 'cationic' (see Glossary) substances.
  • VELSHI: Those kids look cationic in the back seat. for more
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