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fuel cell

n.
An electrochemical cell in which the energy of a reaction between a fuel, such as liquid hydrogen, and an oxidant, such as liquid oxygen, is converted directly and continuously into electrical energy.
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fuel cell

n
(Chemistry) a cell in which the energy produced by oxidation of a fuel is converted directly into electrical energy
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fu′el cell`


n.
a device that produces a continuous electric current directly from the oxidation of a fuel, as that of hydrogen.
[1920–25]
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fuel cell

A device that produces electricity by combining a fuel with oxygen. Fuel cells are used in space shuttles, where an electric current is produced by oxidizing hydrogen gas (the fuel) in an electrolyte cell.
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fuel cell

Safety petrol container in a leak-resistant metal or plastic tank.
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Noun1.fuel cell - cell that produces electricity by oxidation of fuel (hydrogen and oxygen or zinc and air); often used in electric cars
electric cell, cell - a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction
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fuel cell

ncella a combustione
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POSCO Power of South Korea ordered 25.6 MW of FuelCell Energy's power plants and fuel cells.
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