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voltaic cell

noun, Electricity
cell (def 7a).
1850-55 Unabridged
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  • My experiment for school was to investigate an aspect of a voltaic cell.
  • Chemical energy can be harnessed by using a galvanic or voltaic cell, better known to the consumer as a battery.
British Dictionary definitions for voltaic cell

voltaic cell

another name for primary cell
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voltaic cell in Science
voltaic cell
See electric cell.
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