Depolarizer De*po"lar*i`zer, n. (Elec.) A substance used to prevent polarization, as upon the negative plate of a voltaic battery. [1913 Webster]

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  • depolarizer — (Amer.) n. substance that removes polarity (also depolariser) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Depolarizer — For other uses, see Depolarization (disambiguation). A depolarizer or depolariser, in electrochemistry, according to an IUPAC definition[1], is a synonym of electroactive substance, i.e., a substance which changes its oxidation state, or partakes …   Wikipedia

  • depolarizer — depoliarizatorius statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiaga, mažinanti elektrodo poliarizaciją. atitikmenys: angl. depolarizer rus. деполяризатор …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • depolarizer — depoliarizatorius statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. depolarizer vok. Depolarisator, m rus. деполяризатор, m pranc. dépolarisant, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • depolarizer — noun see depolarize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • depolarizer — /dee poh leuh ruy zeuhr/, n. a substance added to the electrolyte of an electric cell or battery to remove gas collected at the electrodes. * * * …   Universalium

  • depolarizer — noun Any substance added to the electrolyte of a battery that produces hydrogen in order to combine with the liberated hydrogen and prevent the build up of pressure …   Wiktionary

  • depolarizer — de·po·lar·iz·er (de poґlər īz″ər) 1. a chemical agent placed in a galvanic cell for reducing the polarization of an electrode. 2. a substance that reduces the voltage across a biological membrane. 3. a muscle relaxant that… …   Medical dictionary

  • depolarizer — de·polarizer …   English syllables

  • depolarizer — (ˈ)dē+ noun : something that depolarizes; specifically : a substance that reacts with the products accumulating at one of the electrodes of a cell and thus prevents polarization …   Useful english dictionary

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