anolyte

noun an·o·lyte \ˈanəˌlīt, -nōˌ-\

Definition of anolyte

plural

-s

  1. :  that portion of the electrolyte in the immediate vicinity of the anode in an electrolytic cell —opposed to catholyte

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Origin and Etymology of anolyte

anode + electrolyte


First Known Use: 1890


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