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e·lec·trode

 (ĭ-lĕk′trōd′)
n.
1. A solid electric conductor through which an electric current enters or leaves an electrolytic cell or other medium.
2. A collector or emitter of electric charge or of electric-charge carriers, as in a semiconducting device.

electrode

(ɪˈlɛktrəʊd)
n
1. (General Physics) a conductor through which an electric current enters or leaves an electrolyte, an electric arc, or an electronic valve or tube
2. (General Physics) an element in a semiconducting device that emits, collects, or controls the movement of electrons or holes

e•lec•trode

(ɪˈlɛk troʊd)

n.
a conductor through which an electric current enters or leaves a nonmetallic portion of a circuit, as a dielectric, an electrolyte, or a semiconductor.
[1834; electr(ic) + -ode2]

e·lec·trode

(ĭ-lĕk′trōd′)
A piece of metal or carbon through which an electric current enters or leaves a liquid or gas, as in a battery or vacuum tube.

electrode

1. A conductor which allows current to flow through an electrolyte, gas, vacuum, dielectric, or semiconductor.
2. A terminal that conducts electricity toward or away from a conductor in a circuit.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electrode - a conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuitelectrode - a conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit
anode - a positively charged electrode by which electrons leave an electrical device
base - (electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector
electric battery, battery - a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series
cathode - a negatively charged electrode that is the source of electrons entering an electrical device
collector - the electrode in a transistor through which a primary flow of carriers leaves the region between the electrodes
conductor - a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.
electrolytic cell - a 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)
electron gun - the electrode that is the source of electrons in a cathode-ray tube or electron microscope; consists of a cathode that emits a stream of electrons and the electrostatic or electromagnetic apparatus that focuses it
electronic equipment - equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
emitter - the electrode in a transistor where electrons originate
control grid, grid - an electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube
electron tube, thermionic tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic valve, vacuum tube, tube - electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
Translations
القُطْبُ الكَهْرُيائي، الألِكْترود
elektroda
elektrode
elektróda
rafskaut
elektrodas
elektrods
elektróda
elektrot

electrode

[ɪˈlektrəʊd] Nelectrodo m

electrode

[ɪˈlɛktrəʊd] nélectrode f

electrode

nElektrode f

electrode

[ɪˈlɛktrəʊd] nelettrodo

electrode

(iˈlektrəud) noun
a conductor through which a current of electricity enters or leaves a battery etc.

e·lec·trode

n. electrodo, medio entre la corriente eléctrica y el objeto al que se le aplica la corriente.

electrode

n electrodo
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