positive pole


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positive pole

[′päz·əd·iv ′pōl]
(astronomy)
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Near the end of the winding which runs to the positive pole of the dry cell is a contact stud leading to a binding post.
Air, containing oxygen, is supplied to the positive pole of the fuel cell on the other side of the polymer membrane.
Confronting the materials' positive poles (friendly colors, lightness) with dark and complex social, historical, and political subject matter, the artist creates life-size tableaux in which figures derived from comics, horror movies, art, and history often converge in sinister ways.
Since opposite charges attract, water's negative poles grab the positive poles of other molecules, like hydrogen in carbohydrates such as breads.

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