alkaline cell


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alkaline cell

[′al·kə‚līn ‚sel]
(electricity)
A primary cell that uses an alkaline electrolyte, usually potassium hydroxide, and delivers about 1.5 volts at much higher current rates than the common carbon-zinc cell. Also known as alkaline-manganese cell.
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