anode

Primary Meanings of anode

1.
n
a positively charged electrode by which electrons leave an electrical device
2.
n
the negatively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
Full Definitions of anode
1

n a positively charged electrode by which electrons leave an electrical device

Antonyms:
cathode
a negatively charged electrode that is the source of electrons entering an electrical device
Types:
plate
the positively charged electrode in a vacuum tube
Type of:
electrode
a conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit
2

n the negatively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current

Antonyms:
cathode
the positively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
Type of:
pole, terminal
a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves

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