Meaning of ANODE in English

n. Electr.

1. the positive electrode in an electrolytic cell or electronic valve or tube.

2 the negative terminal of a primary cell such as a battery (opp. CATHODE).

Phrases and idioms:

anode ray a beam of particles emitted from the anode of a high-vacuum tube.


anodal adj. anodic adj.

Etymology: Gk anodos way up f. ana up + hodos way

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.