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anode

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noun an·ode \ˈa-ˌnōd\

Simple Definition of anode

  • : the part of an electrical device (such as a battery) from which electrons leave

Full Definition of anode

  1. 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. 2 :  the electron-collecting electrode of an electron tube; broadly :  the positive electrode of a diode — compare cathode

an·od·icplay \a-ˈnä-dik\ also an·od·al play \-ˈnō-dəl\ adjective
an·od·i·cal·ly play \-di-k(ə-)lē\ also an·od·al·ly play \-dəl-ē\ adverb

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anode

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noun an·ode \ˈan-ˌōd\

Medical Definition of anode

  1. 1:  the electrode of an electrochemical cell at which oxidation occurs: asa:  the positive terminal of an electrolytic cellb:  the negative terminal of a storage battery that is delivering current

  2. 2:  the electron-collecting electrode of an electron tube—compare cathode




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