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storage battery

n. Electricity
A group of reversible or rechargeable secondary cells acting as a unit. Also called secondary battery.
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storage battery

n
(General Physics) another name (esp US) for accumulator1
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stor′age bat`tery


n.
1. a voltaic battery consisting of two or more storage cells.
[1880–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.storage battery - a voltaic battery that stores electric chargestorage 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
secondary cell, storage cell - a cell that can be recharged
galvanic battery, voltaic battery - battery consisting of a number of voltaic cells arranged in series or parallel
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Translations

storage battery

naccumulatore m
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