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standard cell

noun, Electricity
1.
a primary electric cell, as the Weston cell, that produces an accurately known constant voltage: used in scientific measurements.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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British Dictionary definitions for standard-cell

standard cell

noun
1.
a voltaic cell producing a constant and accurately known electromotive force that can be used to calibrate voltage-measuring instruments
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