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n. - A negatively charged electrode that is the source of electrons entering an electrical device; The positively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current.

Usage examples (35)
  • In this way, all of the current through the valve works with the resistors to make the cathode slightly positive.
  • TV and you'll find a funnel-shaped device known as a cathode ray tube.
  • The cathode is a portion of a spherical surface of polished aluminium,
  • That means that it has two components, One is called a cathode, the other an anode. for more
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