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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.
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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
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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]
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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.
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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.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations
القُطْبُ الكَهْرُيائي، الألِكْترود
elektroda
elektrode
elektróda
rafskaut
elektrodas
elektrods
elektróda
elektrot

electrode

[ɪˈlektrəʊd] Nelectrodo m
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electrode

[ɪˈlɛktrəʊd] nélectrode f
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electrode

nElektrode f
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electrode

[ɪˈlɛktrəʊd] nelettrodo
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electrode

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

n. electrodo, medio entre la corriente eléctrica y el objeto al que se le aplica la corriente.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

electrode

n electrodo
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Open-circuit voltage was not impacted as the electromotive force of the electrode materials remained the same (around 1.2 V), but more current was produced with the higher anode and cathode volumes as more chemical reactions were facilitated.
If the applied current between anode and cathode exceeds the limiting current value, the concentration of nickel ions will approach nearly zero on the cathode surface [2,13].
Anode and cathode electrodes are positioned on the opposing channel walls and the mixing of fuel and oxidant in the channel occurs only by diffusion.
In this paper, the progress of latest research on the application of CNTs in anode and cathode materials is discussed.
The microfluidic test-bed developed by Ager and his colleagues at JCAP-N allows for different anode and cathode materials to be integrated and electrically accessed independently through macroscopic contacts patterned in the outside of the microfabricated chip.
Inside, lithium ions shuttle back and forth between the anode and cathode of the battery--to the anode when the battery is charging, and back to the cathode when the battery is discharging.
Electrical power, which was produced during experiments, was measured with a digital multitester connected to the line between the anode and cathode in the open and closed circuit configuration.
Primary current distribution involves the main influencers of plating uniformity; the plating cell design and geometry, anode and cathode spacing, and the size and shape of the anode and cathode.
To produce acceptable room-temperature performance, current lithium batteries use a gel polymer electrolyte or a liquid electrolyte combined with a solid separator, which keeps the anode and cathode from touching each other and shorting electrically.
They're composed of two electrodes (anode and cathode) and some form of electrolyte (solid or liquid substances that form solutions that conduct electricity).
This causes the pipe surface to become polarized, the anode and cathode voltages equalized, and corrosion cell current ceases to flow.