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an·ode

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

[Greek anodos, a way up : ana-, ana- + hodos, way.]

a·nod′ic (ə-nŏd′ĭk), a·nod′al (ə-nōd′l) adj.
a·nod′i·cal·ly, a·nod′al·ly adv.
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anode

(ˈænəʊd)
n
1. (General Physics) the positive electrode in an electrolytic cell
2. (General Physics) Also called (esp US): plate the positively charged electrode in an electronic valve
3. (General Physics) the negative terminal of a primary cell. Compare cathode
[C19: from Greek anodos a way up, from hodos a way; alluding to the movement of the current to or from the positive pole]
anodal, anodic adj
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an•ode

(ˈæn oʊd)

n.
1. the electrode or terminal by which current enters an electrolytic cell, voltaic cell, battery, etc.
2. the negative terminal of a voltaic cell or battery.
3. the positive terminal, electrode, or element of an electron tube or electrolytic cell.
[1834; < Greek ánodos upward path =an- an-3 + hodós way, road]
an•od′ic (-ˈɒd ɪk) adj.
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an·ode

(ăn′ōd′)
1. The positive electrode in an electrolytic cell, toward which negatively charged particles are attracted. The anode has a positive charge because it is connected to the positively charged end of an external power supply.
2. The negative electrode in a voltaic cell, such as a battery, toward which positively charged particles are attracted. The anode gets its negative charge from the chemical reaction that happens inside the battery, not from an external source. Compare cathode.
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anode

1. Electrode carrying the positive charge in a solution undergoing electrolysis.
2. A positive electrode.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anode - a positively charged electrode by which electrons leave an electrical device
electrode - a conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit
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)
plate - the positively charged electrode in a vacuum 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
cathode - a negatively charged electrode that is the source of electrons entering an electrical device
2.anode - the negatively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
storage battery, accumulator - a voltaic battery that stores electric charge
terminal, pole - a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
galvanic cell, primary cell, voltaic cell - an electric cell that generates an electromotive force by an irreversible conversion of chemical to electrical energy; cannot be recharged
cathode - the positively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
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anode

[ˈænəʊd] Nánodo m
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anode

[ˈænəʊd] nanode f
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anode

nAnode f
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anode

[ˈænəʊd] nanodo
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All the X-ray images were taken with the beam focussed on third lumbar vertebrae (L3 V.) with an anode-film distance of 100cm.