electropositive


electropositive
e•lec•tro•pos•i•tive
[[t]ɪˌlɛk troʊˈpɒz ɪ tɪv[/t]] adj.
1) chem. containing positive electricity; tending to migrate to the negative pole in electrolysis
2) chem. assuming positive potential when in contact with a dissimilar substance
3) chem. basic, as an element or group
Etymology: 1840–50

From formal English to slang. 2014.