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anolyte

[ an-l-ahyt ]
/ ˈæn lˌaɪt /
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noun

(in electrolysis) the portion of theelectrolyte in the immediate vicinity of the anode.

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Origin of anolyte

First recorded in 1885–90; ano(de) + (electro)lyte
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