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voltaic battery


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An electric battery composed of a primary cell or cells.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A battery; a voltaic cell.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. an apparatus variously constructed, consisting of a series of plates or pieces of dissimilar metals, as copper and zinc, arranged in pairs, and subjected to the action of a saline or acid solution, by which a current of electricity is generated whenever the two poles, or ends of the series, are connected by a conductor; a galvanic battery. See Battery, 4. (b), and Note.

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

  • n. battery consisting of a number of voltaic cells arranged in series or parallel


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