dry cell
noun Date: 1893 a voltaic cell whose contents are not spillable — called also dry battery

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dry-cell — dryˈ cell noun (elec) An electric cell in which the electrolyte is not a liquid but a paste • • • Main Entry: ↑dry …   Useful english dictionary

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  • dry cell — n. a voltaic cell in which the electrolyte is in the form of a moist paste or gel that cannot spill …   English World dictionary

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  • Dry cell — A dry cell is a galvanic electrochemical cell with a pasty low moisture electrolyte. A wet cell, on the other hand, is a cell with a liquid electrolyte, such as the lead acid batteries in most cars.While a dry cell s electrolyte is not truly… …   Wikipedia

  • dry cell — noun a small Leclanche cell containing no free liquid; the electrolyte is a paste and the negative zinc pole forms the container of the cell; used in flashlights, portable radios, etc. • Hypernyms: ↑Leclanche cell • Part Holonyms: ↑dry battery *… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • dry cell — sausasis elementas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Elektrocheminis elementas, kurio elektrolitas yra ne tirpalas, o pasta. atitikmenys: angl. dry cell rus. сухой элемент …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • dry cell — sausasis elementas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. dry cell vok. Trockenelement, n rus. сухой элемент, m pranc. élément sec, m; pile à liquide immobilisé, f; pile sèche, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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