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anode

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