positive pole


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Noun1.Positive pole - the terminal of a battery that is connected to the positive platepositive pole - the terminal of a battery that is connected to the positive plate
terminal, pole - a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
2.positive pole - the pole of a magnet that points toward the north when the magnet is suspended freely
magnetic pole, pole - one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
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"The latter, through the action of the battery, passes at its positive pole into the second receptacle.
We find that the neutral point of voltage in a module string moved forward to the positive pole for a PID-affected module string as time goes on for the first time.
When a switch is connected to a circuit, electrons flow from the anode (positive/top of battery) to the cathode (negative at the bottom of the battery) and return to the positive pole. Single cells supply 1.5 volts and are what we generally mean when we say a battery (e.g., "I must change the batteries in my flashlight").
A fixed dipole with positive pole at the cornea and negative pole at the retina can be the practical model of this steady field.
The origin of the measurement result coordinate was set at the central position of the positive pole and the negative pole.
The electrons move toward a positive pole, and the movement creates electricity.
The farthest Voronoi vertex [p.sup.+] in [V.sub.p] is called the positive pole of sample p and [v.sub.p] = [p.sup.+]-p is pole vector for p.
It is generated by a dipole with its positive pole at the cornea and its negative pole at the retina.
"Think of the environment as a battery, in this case," said Lagadinos, "with the tree as the positive pole and the grounding rod as the negative."

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