Meaning of CATHODE in English



Terminal or electrode at which electrons enter a system, such as an electrolytic cell or an electron tube.

In a battery or other source of cathode-ray tube , electrons stream off the cathode and travel through the tube toward the anode .


[c mediumvioletred] (as used in expressions)

cathode ray oscilloscope

cathode ray

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