Meaning of ANODE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈa-ˌnōd ]


Etymology: Greek anodos way up, from ana- + hodos way

Date: 1834

1. : the electrode of an electrochemical cell at which oxidation occurs: as

a. : the positive terminal of an electrolytic cell

b. : the negative terminal of a galvanic cell

2. : the electron-collecting electrode of an electron tube ; broadly : the positive electrode of a diode — compare cathode

• an·od·ic a-ˈnä-dik also an·od·al -ˈnō-d ə l adjective

• an·od·i·cal·ly -di-k(ə-)lē also an·od·al·ly -d ə l-ē adverb

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