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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

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

anodicplay \a-ˈnä-dik\ also anodal play \-ˈnō-dəl\ adjective
anodically play \-di-k(ə-)lē\ also anodally play \-dəl-ē\ adverb

ANODE Defined for Kids

anode

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noun an·ode \ˈa-ˌnōd\

Definition of anode for Students

  1. 1 :  the positive electrode of an electrolytic cell

  2. 2 :  the negative end of a battery that is delivering electric current

  3. 3 :  the electron-collecting electrode of an electron tube




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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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