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electrode

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noun elec·trode \i-ˈlek-ˌtrōd\

Simple Definition of electrode

  • : one of the two points through which electricity flows into or out of a battery or other device

Full Definition of electrode

  1. 1 :  a conductor used to establish electrical contact with a nonmetallic part of a circuit

  2. 2 :  an element in a semiconductor device (as a transistor) that emits or collects electrons or holes or controls their movements

1834

First Known Use of electrode

1834


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electrode

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noun elec·trode \i-ˈlek-ˌtrōd\

Medical Definition of electrode

  1. :  a conductor used to establish electrical contact with a nonmetallic part of a circuit




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