Ion (disambiguation)

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In physics and chemistry, an ion is an atom or group of atoms with a net electric charge.

Ion may also refer to:

Ancient Greece[edit]

  • Ion (dialogue), a dialogue by Plato, between Socrates and Ion, a reciter of epic poems
  • Ion (mythology), the son of Xuthus and Creüsa, daughter of Erechtheus
  • Ion (play), a play by Euripides on the relationship between humans and the gods, in which Ion is instead the son of Apollo
  • Ion of Chios, a writer and philosopher

Arts and entertainment[edit]





  • Ion (name), both a given name and a surname
  • Ion (window manager), in computing a window manager for the X Window System
  • ION (Index to Organism Names), gathered from the scientific literature for Thomson Reuters' Zoological Record database
  • IATA code for Impfondo Airport, Republic of the Congo
  • ION (satellite) (Illinois Observing Nanosatellite), a satellite from the University of Illinois

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