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anode

noun [C] uk   /ˈæn.əʊd/ us    /-oʊd/ specialized
one of the electrodes (= objects that electricity moves through) in a piece of electrical equipment. The anode is the negative electrode in a battery and the positive electrode in an electrolytic cell.
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