Meaning of ANODE EFFECT in English

ANODE EFFECT

"A condition in an electrolytic cell that produces an abrupt increase in cell voltage and a decrease in current flow. It is usually caused by the temporary formation of an insulating layer on the anode surface. It occurs almost exclusively in molten salt electrolysis, such as in aluminum production. "

Electrochemistry English dictionary.      Английский словарь электрохимии.