from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cell in which an irreversible chemical reaction generates electricity; a cell that cannot be recharged. Also called galvanic cell, voltaic cell.
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- n. an electric cell that generates an electromotive force by an irreversible conversion of chemical to electrical energy; cannot be recharged
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