from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A voltage-generating cell having an electrolyte in the form of moist paste.
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- noun Any
electrochemical cellwhose electrolyteis a solid or stiff paste
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- noun a small Leclanche cell containing no free liquid; the electrolyte is a paste and the negative zinc pole forms the container of the cell; used in flashlights, portable radios, etc.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[So called because its contents cannot spill.]
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