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depolarizer

[dee-poh-luh-rahy-zer] /diˈpoʊ ləˌraɪ zər/
noun
1.
a substance added to the electrolyte of an electric cell or battery to remove gas collected at the electrodes.
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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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