Meaning of CATHODE in English

CATHODE

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

Electrochemistry English dictionary.      Английский словарь электрохимии.