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Anode-"the electrode of an electrochemical cell at which oxidation occurs: as the positive terminal of an electrolytic cell the negative terminal of a galvanic cell" 

"the electron-collecting electrode of an electron tube; broadly the positive electrode of a diode" 


cathode- “the electrode of an electrochemical cell at which reduction occurs, the negative terminal of an electrolytic cell. the positive terminal of a galvanic cell.  the electron-emitting electrode of an electron tube; broadly : the negative electrode of a diode”

Electrolyte-"a nonmetallic electric conductor in which current is carried by the movement of ions. a substance that when dissolved in a suitable solvent or when fused becomes an ionic conductor." 


Polymer-a chemical compound or mixture of compounds formed by polymerization and consisting essentially of repeating structural units 


Polymerization-"a chemical reaction in which two or more molecules combine to form larger molecules that contain repeating structural units" 


Passivate- “to make inactive or less reactive, passivate the surface of steel by chemical treatment. to protect against contamination by coating or surface treatment”


thermodynamics-”Physics that deals with the mechanical action or relations of heat. Being or relating to a system of atoms, molecules, colloidal particles, or larger bodies considered as an isolated group in the study of thermodynamic processes.”


archetypal- “the original pattern or model of which all things of the same type are representations or copies”



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