Topic: ELECTRICITY

Date: 1800-1900
Language: Greek
Origin: anodos 'way up', from ana- 'up, back' + hodos 'way'

anode

noun
     
an‧ode [countable]
technicalTPE the part of a battery that collects electrons, often a wire or piece of metal with the sign (+) [↪ cathode]

Explore ELECTRICITY Topic