Meaning of ANODE in English

/an"ohd/ , n.

1. the electrode or terminal by which current enters an electrolytic cell, voltaic cell, battery, etc.

2. the negative terminal of a voltaic cell or battery.

3. the positive terminal, electrode, or element of an electron tube or electrolytic cell.

[ 1825-35; ánodos way up, equiv. to an- AN- 3 + hodós way, road ]

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