Meaning of CATHODE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈkæθəud ]

n. (also kathode) Electr. 1 the negative electrode in an electrolytic cell or electronic valve or tube. 2 the positive terminal of a primary cell such as a battery (opp. ANODE). øcathode ray a beam of electrons emitted from the cathode of a high-vacuum tube. cathode-ray tube a high-vacuum tube in which cathode rays produce a luminous image on a fluorescent screen. °Abbr.: CRT. øøcathodal adj. cathodic adj. [Gk kathodos descent f. kata down + hodos way]

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