Definition of reference electrode in English:

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reference electrode

noun

Electronics
An electrode having an accurately maintained potential, used as a reference for measurement by other electrodes.
Example sentences
  • An magnetic flow meter is provided which includes a reference electrode configured to electrically couple process fluid flowing within a flowtube of the flow meter.
  • The method generally includes drawing refill electrolyte from a refill bottle and pumping the refill electrolyte to the reference electrode.
  • The limited extracellular space in the shallow microchannel restricted ionic current flow in the solution between the stimulus electrodes and the reference electrode, ensuring sufficient current flow through the myocyte.

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Syllabification: ref·er·ence e·lec·trode

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