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"anode" in British English

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anodenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæn.əʊd/ us /ˈæn.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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(Definition of “anode” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"anode" in American English

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anodenoun [ C ]

/ˈæn·oʊd/

chemistry, physics one of the electrodes (= object that electricity moves through) in a piece of electrical equipment; the negative electrode in a battery and the positive electrode in most other electrical devices

(Definition of “anode” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)