See also: Anode and ànode

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀνα- (ana-, up) and ὁδός (hodós, path), forming the New Greek compound ἄνοδος (ánodos). Coined by English polymath William Whewell in 1834 for Michael Faraday, who introduced it later that year.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈæn.əʊd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæn.oʊd/
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NounEdit

anode (plural anodes)

  1. (electricity) An electrode, of a cell or other electrically polarized device, through which a positive current of electricity flows inwards (and thus, electrons flow outwards). It can have either a negative or a positive voltage.
  2. (chemistry, by extension) The electrode at which chemical oxidation of anions takes place, usually resulting in the erosion of metal from the electrode.
  3. (electronics) The electrode which collects electrons emitted by the cathode in a vacuum tube or gas-filled tube.
  4. (electronics) That electrode of a semiconductor device which is connected to the p-type material of a p-n junction.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English anode.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

anode f (plural anoden or anodes, diminutive anodetje n)

  1. (electricity) anode

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English anode.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

anode f (plural anodes)

  1. anode (the electrode through which current flows into a device or cell)

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IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch anode, from English anode, from Ancient Greek ἀνα- (ana-, up) and ὁδός (hodós, path), forming the New Greek compound ἄνοδος (ánodos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.no.də/, /ano.də/
  • Hyphenation: ano‧dê

NounEdit

anodê (first-person possessive anodeku, second-person possessive anodemu, third-person possessive anodenya)

  1. (electricity, chemistry) anode

Alternative formsEdit

  • anod (Standard Malay)
  • anoda (nonstandard Indonesian)

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