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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cath·ode /ˈkæˌθod/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cath·ode /ˈkæθˌod/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cath·ode n.  Physics The part of a voltaic battery by which the electric current leaves substances through which it passes, or the surface at which the electric current passes out of the electrolyte; the negative pole; -- opposed to anode.
 Cathode ray Phys., a kind of ray generated at the cathode in a vacuum tube, by the electrical discharge.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a negatively charged electrode that is the source of
           electrons in an electrical device [ant: anode]
      2: the positively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage
         battery that supplies current [ant: anode]