Definition of negative pole in English:

Share this entry

negative pole


1The south-seeking pole of a magnet.
Example sentences
  • The main component of the Sun's magnetic field is similar to a bar magnet, with a positive pole and a negative pole.
  • Since growth of dendrite of lithium or zinc at the time of the charge can be prevented, short circuit between the negative pole and the positive pole can be prevented.
  • For example, imagine an equilateral triangle made of wood with a strong magnet, positive pole facing up embedded at each vertex. suspend a magnet with negative pole facing down by a string exactly over the center of the triangle.
1.1A cathode.
Example sentences
  • A voltage in the range of 0.25 volts or more is applied to the circuit by connecting the positive pole of a programmable power supply to the anode and the negative pole to the cathode.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.