nickel-iron battery

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Noun1.nickel-iron battery - a storage battery having a nickel oxide cathode and an iron anode with an electrolyte of potassium hydroxide; each cell gives about 1.2 volts
storage battery, accumulator - a voltaic battery that stores electric charge
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We have made the Edison battery interesting again by drastically increasing the ability to charge and discharge it.
By applying advances in materials science and electrochemical engineering, he was able to revisit the Edison battery design that had been produced commercially at the turn of the century.