galvanic cell

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galvanic cell

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Noun1.galvanic cell - an electric cell that generates an electromotive force by an irreversible conversion of chemical to electrical energygalvanic cell - an electric cell that generates an electromotive force by an irreversible conversion of chemical to electrical energy; cannot be recharged
anode - the negatively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
cathode - the positively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
electric cell, cell - a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction
Leclanche cell - voltaic cell that produces approximately 1.5 volts
mercury cell - a primary cell consisting of a zinc anode and a cathode of mercury oxide and an electrolyte of potassium hydroxide
standard cell - a primary cell used as a standard of electromotive force
galvanic battery, voltaic battery - battery consisting of a number of voltaic cells arranged in series or parallel
wet cell - a primary voltaic cell having a liquid electrolyte
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