Ionic Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Ionic

Potassium chlorate
Potassium chlorate is an example of an ionic compound. Ben Mills/Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain

Ionic Definition: 

In chemistry, the term ionic means pertaining to something carrying a net electrical charge, as an ionic bond or ionic compound.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Ionic Definition." ThoughtCo, Feb. 28, 2017, thoughtco.com/definition-of-ionic-604537. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2017, February 28). Ionic Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-ionic-604537 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Ionic Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-ionic-604537 (accessed May 25, 2018).