positive terminal


General Science

  • noun a terminal of a battery marked with the symbol +

Cars & Driving


  • noun a connection to a power supply source that is at a higher electrical potential than ground and supplies current to a component


  • In a source of electrical energy, such as a battery, cell, or generator, the terminal to which electrons flow. The electromotive force provides the electric pressure for electrons to flow from the negative terminal, through the external circuit, and on to the positive terminal. Also called positive pole (3).
  • synonympositive pole