wet cell

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wet cell

n. Electricity
A primary cell having a liquid electrolyte.
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wet cell

n
(General Physics) a primary cell in which the electrolyte is a liquid. Compare dry cell
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wet′ cell`


n.
a cell whose electrolyte is in liquid form and free to flow.
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wet cell

(wĕt)
An electric cell in which the chemicals producing the current are in the form of a liquid rather than in the form of a paste (as in a dry cell). Car batteries consist of a series of wet cells.
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Noun1.wet cell - a primary voltaic cell having a liquid electrolyte
galvanic cell, primary cell, voltaic cell - an electric cell that generates an electromotive force by an irreversible conversion of chemical to electrical energy; cannot be recharged
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