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secondary cell

n.
A rechargeable electric cell that converts chemical energy into electrical energy by a reversible chemical reaction. Also called storage cell.
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secondary cell

n
(General Physics) an electric cell that can be recharged and can therefore be used to store electrical energy in the form of chemical energy. See also accumulator1 Compare primary cell
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stor′age cell`


n.
a cell whose energy can be renewed by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to that of the flow of current generated by the cell.
[1880–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.secondary cell - a cell that can be rechargedsecondary cell - a cell that can be recharged  
electric cell, cell - a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction
storage battery, accumulator - a voltaic battery that stores electric charge
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(2005) Regulation of secondary cell wall development by cortical microtubules during tracheary element differentiation in Arabidopsis cell suspensions.
Lignin, a complex polymer of aromatic alcohols, is an integral part of the secondary cell walls of plants and some algae.
These consist of a physical cell, which encompasses a solar cell and thermal cell, and chemical batteries that comprise a fuel cell, primary cell and rechargeable secondary cell.
When it was given up to 6 hours after the rats suffered strokes, EPO protected nerve cells from the secondary cell damage, albeit not as well, Cerami says.
Ralph et al., 1994 ) show that the composition of lignin in the cell wall changes during cell development, shifting from highly condensed p-coumaric acid plus guaiacyl-type monolignols in the middle lamella to predominantly guaiacyl-type lignin through the primary and into the secondary cell wall, and then to syringyl-type lignin in a portion of the primary cell wall, but predominantly in the secondary cell wall.
My secondary cell is based on a ring of 3-inch-diameter PVC pipe, cut 1 inch long.
Measuring 24.9 mm X 29.2 mm (0.98" X 1.15") with a viewing area of 22.7 mm X 8.63 mm (0.89" X 0.34"), the module is suitable for secondary cell phone displays and many other small, handheld applications.
"There is a cascade of secondary cell damage, not dissimilar to when you bruise your knee," says Steeves.
An open-drain, uncommitted low-battery comparator is included and maintains operation in applications with a secondary cell powering the output voltage during shutdown.