HyperDic: electrode

English > 1 sense of the word electrode:
NOUNartifactelectrodea conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit
electrode > pronunciation
Rhymesabode ... workload: 51 rhymes with owd...
English > electrode: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit.
Part ofbattery, electric batteryA device that produces electricity
electrolytic 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)
electronic equipmentequipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
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
NarroweranodeA positively charged electrode by which electrons leave an electrical device
base(electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector
cathodeA negatively charged electrode that is the source of electrons entering an electrical device
collectorThe electrode in a transistor through which a primary flow of carriers leaves the region between the electrodes
electron gunThe electrode that is the source of electrons in a cathode-ray tube or electron microscope
emitterThe electrode in a transistor where electrons originate
grid, control gridAn electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube
BroaderconductorA device designed to transmit electricity, heat / heat, etc.
Catalanelectrode, elèctrode

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