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Meaning of electropositive

e•lec•tro•pos•i•tive

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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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