faradaic current

A current corresponding to the reduction or oxidation of some chemical substance. The net faradaic current is the algebraic sum of all the faradaic currents flowing through an indicator or working electrode.
PAC, 1985, 57, 1491. 'Recommended terms, symbols, and definitions for electroanalytical chemistry (Recommendations 1985)' on page 1496 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac198557101491)