HyperDic: anode

English > 2 senses of the word anode:
NOUNartifactanodea positively charged electrode by which electrons leave an electrical device
artifactanodethe negatively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
anode > pronunciation
Soundsae'now.d
Rhymesabode ... workload: 51 rhymes with owd...
English > anode: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA positively charged electrode by which electrons leave an electrical device.
Part ofelectrolytic cellA cell containing an electrolyte in which an applied voltage causes a reaction to occur that would not occur otherwise (such as the breakdown of water into hydrogen and oxygen)
tube, vacuum tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic tube, electron tube, thermionic valveelectronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
NarrowerplateThe positively charged electrode in a vacuum tube
BroaderelectrodeA conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit
OppositecathodeA negatively charged electrode that is the source of electrons entering an electrical device
Spanishanodo, ánodo
Catalananode, ànode
Adjectivesanodic, anodalof or at or relating to an anode
English > anode: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningThe negatively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current.
Part ofstorage battery, accumulatorA voltaic battery that stores electric charge
voltaic cell, galvanic cell, primary cellAn electric cell that generates an electromotive force by an irreversible conversion of chemical to electrical energy
Broaderterminal, poleA contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
OppositecathodeThe positively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
Spanishánodo
Adjectivesanodalof or at or relating to an anode

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