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3 entries found for cathode.
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Main Entry: cath·ode
Pronunciation: primarystresskath-secondarystressomacrd
Function: noun
1 : the negative electrode of an electrolytic cell -- compare ANODE 1
2 : the positive terminal of a battery
3 : the electron-emitting electrode of an electron tube
- ca·thod·ic /ka-primarystressthäd-ik/ adjective

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