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n. Abbr. ka
1. A negatively charged electrode, as of an electrolytic cell, storage battery, diode, or electron tube.
2. The positively charged terminal of a primary cell or a storage battery that is supplying current.

[Greek kathodos, descent : kat-, kata-, cata- + hodos, way, path.]

ca·thod′ic (kă-thŏd′ĭk) adj.
ca·thod′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cathodic - of or at or pertaining to a cathode; "cathodic deposition of metals"
anodal, anodic - of or at or relating to an anode
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