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A group of reversible or rechargeable secondary cells acting as a unit. Also called secondary battery.
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(General Physics) another name (esp US) for accumulator1
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1. a voltaic battery consisting of two or more storage cells.
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|Noun||1.||storage battery - a voltaic battery that stores electric charge|
anode - the negatively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
cathode - the positively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
storage-battery grid, grid - a perforated or corrugated metal plate used in a storage battery as a conductor and support for the active material
lead-acid accumulator, lead-acid battery - a battery with lead electrodes with dilute sulphuric acid as the electrolyte; each cell generates about 2 volts
nicad, nickel-cadmium accumulator - a rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode; often used in emergency systems because of its low discharge rate when not in use
nickel-iron accumulator, 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
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