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electrolytic cell

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

  • n. A cell containing an electrolyte through which an externally generated electric current is passed by a system of electrodes in order to produce an electrochemical reaction.
  • n. A cell containing an electrolyte in which an electrochemical reaction produces an electromotive force.

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

  • n. a cell containing an electrolyte in which an applied voltage causes a reaction to occur that would not occur otherwise (such as the breakdown of water into hydrogen and oxygen)

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