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Meaning of ELECTRODE

Pronunciation:  i'lektrowd

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit

ELECTRODE is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 See Also: anode, base, battery, cathode, collector, conductor, control grid, electric battery, electrolytic cell, electron gun, electron tube, electronic equipment, emitter, grid, thermionic tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic valve, tube, vacuum tube



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\E*lec"trode\, n. [Electro- + Gr. ? way, path: cf. F.
['e]lectrode.] (Elec.)
The path by which electricity is conveyed into or from a
solution or other conducting medium; esp., the ends of the
wires or conductors, leading from source of electricity, and
terminating in the medium traversed by the current.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A terminal of an electric source through which electricity passes when the circuit is completed.