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From electr(ic) + (i)on, originally proposed as the name for the electric charge associated with a univalent ion. Compare electro-, -on.

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electron ‎(plural electrons)

  1. (physics) The subatomic particle having a negative charge and orbiting the nucleus; the flow of electrons in a conductor constitutes electricity.
  2. (chemistry, obsolete) Alloys of magnesium and other metals, like aluminum or zinc, that were manufactured by the German company Chemische Fabrik Griesheim-Elektron.

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electron ‎(plural electrones)

  1. electron

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electron m ‎(plural electroni)

  1. electron
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