Meaning of ANODE in English

/ ˈænəʊd; NAmE ˈænoʊd/ noun

( technical ) the electrode in an electrical device where oxidation occurs; the positive electrode in an electrolytic cell and the negative electrode in a battery

—compare cathode



mid 19th cent.: from Greek anodos way up, from ana up + hodos way.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.