voltaic cell

noun Electricity.
cell ( def 7a ).

Origin:
1850–55

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voltaic cell
 
n
another name for primary cell

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voltaic cell   (vŏl-tā'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
See electric cell.
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Example sentences
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.
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