Weston cell

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Related to Weston cell: Weston standard cell, Clark cell
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Noun1.Weston cell - a standard voltaic cell (trademark Weston)
standard cell - a primary cell used as a standard of electromotive force
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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The Weston cell consists of a cadmium amalgam anode and a mercury-mercurous sulfate cathode with a saturated cadmium sulfate solution as the electrolyte.
Assume that the effect of the change is to give the Weston cell a numeric greater by 0.000410 than the value assigned to it when the international volt was in force.
General information: The primary volt is derived at present from Josephson Junctions and maintained in the metrology laboratories with Weston Cells.