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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.
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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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The needle was connected to high voltage and the sample surface to which the charge has to be deposited was placed above the bottom ground electrode. The supply voltage of 8 kV DC voltage for generating corona was provided by a Trek amplifier for 20 min.
A three-electrode-setup (an active electrode on the vertex, reference electrode on the contralateral mastoid, and ground electrode on the center of the forehead) using solid-gel adhesive electrodes was applied.
If an alternating current of constant frequency and constant amplitude flows through the sensor capacitor, the amplitude of the alternating voltage on the sensor is proportional to the distance to the target (ground electrode).
The results show that the ESP decreases rapidly near the ground electrode and the downward trend of which decreases with the increasing distance.
b) first the current ground electrode and the potential electrode are mounted and the connecting wires are connected to them.
It represents the ground electrode. To ensure a continuous contact to the droplet, the gold electrode is zigzag-shaped just like the gaps between the ITO electrodes (see Figure 3).
Two disposable Ag/AgCl electrodes (Kendall 100 Series Foam Electrodes, Medtronic, USA) were positioned on the left ankle and right wrist to obtain a standard lead II ECG signal, with a ground electrode on the right ankle.
Both act as the ground electrode and are plugged into the electrosurgical unit.
Furthermore; to measure EMG signal, a reference or ground electrode is inevitable for the provision of a common reference.
The room parameters were maintained throughout the experiment.[R]Standard disc EEG electrodes were placed at the Oz position (active electrode) and reference electrode was placed at [Fp.sub.Z] position and ground electrode on the patient's vertex (Cz).
Each electrode has 15 mm inner diameter and the driven electrode and ground electrode have 40 mm and 30 mm lengths, respectively.
Most trainees (80.9%) believed that calf muscle was the ideal site for placement of ground electrode. Only