depolarizer

[dee-poh-luh-rahy-zer]
noun
a substance added to the electrolyte of an electric cell or battery to remove gas collected at the electrodes.
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depolarize or depolarise (diːˈpəʊləˌraɪz)
 
vb
to undergo or cause to undergo a loss of polarity or polarization
 
depolarise or depolarise
 
vb
 
depolari'zation or depolarise
 
n
 
depolari'sation or depolarise
 
n
 
de'polarizer or depolarise
 
n
 
de'polariser or depolarise
 
n

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The permanganate is used as a dry cell depolarizer and in disinfectants.
To decrease the electrical power input requirements in electrolysis, our approach uses natural gas as an anode depolarizer.
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