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cathodenoun [C]

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

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