staycation

(redirected from cation)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to cation: anion

staycation

A vacation for which one does not travel, often doing activities near where one lives. The word is a portmanteau of "stay" and "vacation." I took last week off and had a staycation with my family. We didn't do anything big, just had a relaxing little staycation.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
Giese, "Baseline studies of the clay minerals society source clays: cation exchange capacity measurements by the ammonia-electrode method," Clays and Clay Minerals, vol.
where CEC is the cation exchange capacity of the slurry fluids (dimensionless unit), [V.sub.M] is the consumption of methylene blue standard solution (mL), and [V.sub.D] is the amount of slurry fluid samples (mL).
Effect of dietary cation anion difference on blood pH of transition Sahiwal dairy cattle.
But Eglan claimed he had simply blown in Cation's face to scare him off because he couldn't move - and that he only lifted his hand to prevent Cation pushing him.
1.51-1.52 eV) [21, 23, 24], indicating that organic cation has a great influence on the material's bandgap even though they are not allowed to enter the interior lattice of the MAPbI3 perovskites.
Cygan, "Swelling properties of montmorillonite and beidellite clay minerals from molecular simulation: comparison of temperature, interlayer cation, and charge location effects," Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol.
However, the ECR as proposed in Rengasamy and Marchuk (2011) does not provide for specific dispersive effects of exchangeable K and Mg cations. Hence, there is currently no equivalent equation to explain soil dispersion on the basis of specific exchangeable cation effects.
TABLE 4: Sodium (SAR) and potassium adsorption ratio (PAR), threshold concentration (TEC) and cation concentrations in applied water leading to a 15% reduction in the saturated hydraulic conductivity of surface and subsurface layers in a calcareous soil from the Riverina region of Australia [Table omitted]
It is well known that crown ether is a very good chelator for alkaline cations, the co-complexed alkaline cations could approach the central cobalt ions, which is useful for influencing its oxygen-binding capability.
have reported that the swelling behaviors of poly(sodium acrylate), poly(sodium acrylate-co-2-hydroxypropyl acrylate), and poly(sodium acrylate-cosodium 1-(acryloyloxy) propan-2-yl phosphate) were remarkably affected by cations, especially multivalent ones [19].
Where D represents the distribution ratio of the cation between the aqueous phase and the organic phase.
where [q.sub.e] (mg/g) is the amount of adsorbed target cation at equilibrium, [C.sub.0] (mg/l) is initial concentration of target cation, [C.sub.e] (mg/l) is the equilibrium concentration of target cation, V (L) is the volume of solution and m (g) is mass of the sample.
Crystal violet, the chloride salt of the tris(4-(dimethylamino)phenyl) methylium cation, produces intensely purple solutions which have been used in histology, medicine, and commercial dying for more than a century.
The cation was N-heptyl-pyridine, and the anion was chloride.
A higher urine pH has also been reported with increased cation (Na or K) of diet (Waterman et al., 1991).