Bunsen cell

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Bun´sen cell

1.(Elec.) A zinc-carbon cell in which the zinc (amalgamated) is surrounded by dilute sulphuric acid, and the carbon by nitric acid or a chromic acid mixture, the two plates being separated by a porous cup.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.