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Definition 1: a negatively charged electrode that is the source of electrons entering an electrical device - [noun denoting artifact]

(cathode is a kind of ...) a conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit

(... is a kind of cathode ) a cathode that is a source of electrons without being heated

(... is a kind of cathode ) a cathode that emits electrons when illuminated

(... is part of cathode) a cell containing an electrolyte in which an applied voltage causes a reaction to occur that would not occur otherwise (such as the breakdown of water into hydrogen and oxygen)

(... is part of cathode) electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope

Definition 2: the positively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current - [noun denoting artifact]

(cathode is a kind of ...) station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods

(... is part of cathode) a voltaic battery that stores electric charge

(... is part of cathode) an electric cell that generates an electromotive force by an irreversible conversion of chemical to electrical energy; cannot be recharged

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