Pronunciation: (i-lek"trō-poz'i-tiv), [key]
—adj. Physical Chem.
1. containing positive electricity; tending to migrate to the negative pole in electrolysis.
2. assuming positive potential when in contact with a dissimilar substance.
3. basic, as an element or group.
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