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Meaning of ANODE

Pronunciation:  'anowd

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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}.