cathodic protection
noun Date: 1930 the prevention of electrolytic corrosion of a usually metallic structure (as a pipeline) by causing it to act as the cathode rather than as the anode of an electrochemical cell

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  • cathodic protection — protection of ferrous metals against electrolysis by the attachment of sacrificial anodes. Also called electrolytic protection. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Cathodic Protection —   A method of preventing oxidation of the exposed metal in structures by imposing between the structure and the ground a small electrical voltage …   Energy terms

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  • cathodic protection — The action of protecting metal from electrochemical corrosion by using it as the cathode of a cell with a sacrificial anode …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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