from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A substance used to prevent polarization, as upon the negative plate of a voltaic battery.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which depolarizes; specifically, in electricity, a substance used in a battery-cell for the purpose of preventing polarization.
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