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Meaning of ANODE

Pronunciation:  'anowd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 

ANODE is a 5 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Antonyms: cathode
 
 See Also: accumulator, electrode, electrolytic cell, electron tube, galvanic cell, plate, pole, primary cell, storage battery, terminal, thermionic tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic valve, tube, vacuum tube, voltaic cell

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An"ode\, n. [Gr. ? up + ? way.] (Elec.)
The positive pole of an electric battery, or more strictly
the electrode by which the current enters the electrolyte on
its way to the other pole; -- opposed to {cathode}.

 

 

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