Anode

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  • (chemistry) In a cathode ray tube, the positive electrode. Electrode at which oxidation occurs.
  • (electronics) The plate of a gas or vacuum tube (usually made positive) toward which electrons flow.
  • (geology)
  1. The positive pole of an electrolytic cell. Webster 3rd
  2. The terminal at which current enters a primary cell or storage battery; it is positive with respect to the device and negative with respect to the external circuit. McGraw-Hill, 1
  3. The electropositive pole. AGI
  4. The electrode at which electrons leave a device to enter the external circuit; opposite of cathode. See also: electrode
  5. The negative terminal of a primary cell or of a storage battery that is delivering current. Webster 3rd
    Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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