alkaline cell
noun see alkaline battery

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • alkaline battery — noun Date: 1941 a long lived dry cell with an alkaline electrolyte that decreases corrosion of the cell called also alkaline cell …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • alkaline battery — noun : a long lived dry cell that has an alkaline electrolyte which decreases corrosion of the cell called also alkaline cell …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Cell — The basic structural and functional unit in people and all living things. Each cell is a small container of chemicals and water wrapped in a membrane. Each cell in the human body there are 100 trillion cells in each of us contains the entire… …   Medical dictionary

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