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galvanic cell

noun, Electricity
1.
cell (def 7a).
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  • The oxygen meter displays the concentration of oxygen in percent by volume measured with a galvanic cell.
  • Zinc and copper set up a galvanic cell reaction that cause newer pennies to corrode more quickly.
  • When the aluminum foil touches the filling, a galvanic cell is created in the mouth.
  • Again this can be correlated to the difference in potential energies of the oxidation-reduction reactions in a galvanic cell.
  • Placing it on the cathode is equivalent to a standard galvanic cell despite the battery.
  • Otherwise, you could set up a galvanic cell which could really confuse your interpretation.
  • Cathodic protection operates by inhibiting galvanic cell corrosion where steel is exposed.
  • The differences in concentration can be sufficient to set up a galvanic cell and cause a flow of current.
  • Cast iron and copper coupons were connected by a copper wire to form a galvanic cell and then immersed in the test water.
  • Oxygen molecules enter the galvanic cell through a silicon semi-permeable membrane.

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