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Pacemakers control the beating of the heart and are usually made from electrodes that can cause internal scarring.
The electrons and ions released during these reactions travel through the electrolyte from one electrode to the other.
That, as Dr Wang describes in ACS Sensors, is a change easily measurable using cheap electrodes.
So for instance, one particular kind of robot muscle uses electrodes to squeeze a pouch of oil, expanding and contracting to tug on weights.
As in a battery being charged, charged ions flow between two electrodes supplied with electricity.
This breaks down the water into oxygen and hydrogen, which are released separately at the two electrodes.
From there, electrodes are attached to both ends to create a neon sign.
This form of brain stimulation delivers targeted impulses to the brain through electrodes placed on a person's scalp.
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ELECTRODE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of electrode for English Language Learners
: one of the two points through which electricity flows into or out of a battery or other device
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