Meaning of CATHODE in English

CATHODE

noun Etymology: Greek kathodos way down, from kata- + hodos way Date: 1834 the electrode of an electrochemical cell at which reduction occurs:, the negative terminal of an electrolytic cell, the positive terminal of a galvanic cell, the electron-emitting electrode of an electron tube, cathodal adjective cathodally adverb cathodic adjective cathodically adverb

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