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Noun: anode  'a,nowd
  1. A positively charged electrode by which electrons leave an electrical device
  2. The negatively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current

Derived forms: anodes

Type of: electrode, pole, terminal

Antonym: cathode

Part of: accumulator, electrolytic cell, electron tube, galvanic cell, primary cell, storage battery, thermionic tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic valve, tube, vacuum tube, voltaic cell

Encyclopedia: Anode