# Give the definition of a cation and an anion.

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Give the definition of a cation and an anion.

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Cation- It is the positively charged ion, e.g., Na+ which is attracted towards cathode (negative electrode) in an electric field.

Anion – It is the negatively charged ion, e.g., Cl- which is attracted towards anode (positive electrode) in an electric field.