Meaning of ANODE in English

ANODE

"The electrode where oxidation occurs in an electrochemical cell. It is the positive electrode in an electrolytic cell, while it is the negative electrode in a galvanic cell. The current on the anode is considered a positive current according to international convention; however, in electroanalytical chemistry the anodic current is often considered negative. Contrast with cathode. "

Electrochemistry English dictionary.      Английский словарь электрохимии.