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electrode

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Noun
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e=lec=trode

CIDE DICTIONARY

electroden. [Electro- + Gr. "odo`s way, path: cf. F. électrode.].
     a conducting object by which electricity is conveyed into or from a solution or other non-metallic conducting medium; esp., the ends of the wires or conductors, leading from source of electricity, and terminating in the medium traversed by the current.
    "Electrodes may be specially designed or made of a special material for particular purposes, as for example silver electrodes used in electroplating."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

electrode, n. a conductor through which electricity enters or leaves an electrolyte, gas, vacuum, etc.

Etymology
ELECTRIC + Gk hodos way

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