Origin of anode
Examples from the Web for anode
He also found that the liquid round the anode became acid, and that round the cathode alkaline.
With fifteen parts of water, a little oxygen, with much chlorine, was evolved at the anode.Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1|Michael Faraday
These corpuscles bombard the anode and keep it incandescent.
In the method of construction shown in Fig. 41, the anode is put in first.
The anode is inserted into its bulb in a quite similar manner.
British Dictionary definitions for anode
Word Origin for anode
Word Origin and History for anode
1834, coined from Greek anodos "way up," from ana "up" (see ana-) + hodos "way" (see cede). Proposed by the Rev. William Whewell (1794-1866), English polymath, and published by English chemist and physicist Michael Faraday (1791-1867). So called from the path the electrical current was thought to take. Related: Anodic.