Anode Definition

Definition: An anode is the electrode where oxidation reactions take place. Anodes are positively charged and attract anions and expel electrons.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Anode Definition." ThoughtCo, Jun. 13, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-anode-604782. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, June 13). Anode Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-anode-604782 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Anode Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-anode-604782 (accessed November 24, 2017).