thermal battery

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thermal battery

[′thər·məl ¦bad·ə·rē]
(electricity)
A combination of thermal cells. Also known as fused-electrolyte battery; heat-activated battery.
A voltage source consisting of a number of bimetallic junctions connected to produce a voltage when heated by a flame.
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