positive terminal

positive terminal

[′päz·əd·iv ′tərm·ən·əl]
(electricity)
The terminal of a battery or other voltage source toward which electrons flow through the external circuit.
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A positive terminal, negative terminal, and an electrolyte between the terminals constitute the main parts of the battery.
Start by attaching a red (positive) cable to the positive terminal on the working battery.
A verdict of accidental death was recorded after expert opinion was that the earth lead came loose and touched the positive terminal in the plug of the equipment used that night, and this made the amplifying equipment "live".
Capacitor is connected by its positive terminal to the load and its negative terminal is connected to the supply.
A piece of the metal to coat the art is attached to the positive terminal of the battery, resulting in a layer of metal that covers the artwork.
Even if the ground has been disconnected at the batteries, there may still be a little voltage present at the APU junction box positive terminal.
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.
Installed in series on the battery's positive terminal to replace the traditional fuse box, it comprises an autonomous electronic control unit (ECU) designed to enhance the reliability and state of health of the vehicle's electrical system.
3 - Connect other red lead to positive terminal of the healthy car.
Hooked up to the positive terminal on a power source, each strip would serve as an anode.

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