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dry battery

noun, Electricity
1.
a dry cell or a voltaic battery consisting of a number of dry cells.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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Examples for dry battery
  • Activation of a dry battery by the addition of electrolyte shall be provided at no additional charge.
British Dictionary definitions for dry battery

dry battery

noun
1.
an electric battery consisting of two or more dry cells
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