Anode (noun)

  1. The electrode of a device, such as a battery or a cathode ray tube, through which electric current flows into the device.
  2. The electrode that is positively charged in an electrolytic cell or an electron tube.

Origin:

Late 19th century, from greek anodos (way up), from ana- (up) + hodos (way).

Examples:

  1. The anode is the electrode where oxidation occurs.
  2. An anode is the positive electrode in an electrolytic cell.
  3. The anode is the electrode where electrons flow into a device.
  4. Anode corrosion is a common problem in batteries.
  5. Anodes in cathode ray tubes are made of materials that emit electrons when heated.
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