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Leclanché cell


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A battery (invented and patented in 1866) with an ammonium chloride electrolyte, a carbon cathode, a manganese dioxide depolarizer, and a zinc anode; a self-contained earth battery later adapted to the manufacture of dry cells.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See cell, 8.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. voltaic cell that produces approximately 1.5 volts


After French electrical engineer Georges Leclanché (1839–1882). (Wiktionary)


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