direct-current electrode positive


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direct-current electrode positive

[də¦rekt ¦kə·rənt i¦lek‚trōd ′päz·əd·iv]
(metallurgy)
In direct-current arc welding, the arrangement of leads where the surface to be welded is the negative and the electrode is the positive relative to the welding arc.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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