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dry cell:

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device that converts chemical energy into electrical energy, consisting of a group of electric cells that are connected to act as a source of direct current.
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dry cell

[′drī ‚sel]
(electricity)
A voltage-generating cell having an immobilized electrolyte.

dry cell

a primary cell in which the electrolyte is in the form of a paste or is treated in some way to prevent it from spilling
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As a next-generation rechargeable battery that can be 'used immediately after purchase', and once charged, 'can be used anytime', 'eneloop' can be used in all devices that till date use dry cell batteries.
Being a rechargeable battery, 'eneloop' has a proper structure for recycling organized by industry groups, unlike dry cell batteries.
Comparatively more powerful and longer-lasting than dry cell batteries.
eneloop' has been designed so as to extract a lot more power as compared to dry cell batteries.
Toyo Takasago, with a workforce of around 180, will cut 90 jobs involved in production of dry cells through an early retirement program and transfer some to FDK Energy.
Although single-pole switches might have been included in the instrument to open the circuits of three of the dry cells when the comparator is not in use, this was considered an unnecessary refinement.
To make it possible to balance cell N against cell X when their difference is not an exact multiple of 100 [micro]v requires the use of sections 1-2 and 17-18, each with an associated ammeter, dry cell, and regulating rheostat.
4] A current of 2 milliamperes from the positive pole of a dry cell connected to the terminals marked "dry cell main dial" enters the tap wire attached to the point 18 on the manganin wire and flows to the right or the left through the manganin wire, or back to the cell without entering the manganin wire, according to the position of the slider S.
Prior to the crisis, the local demand for dry cells reached more than 1 billion units per year.
Indonesian dry cells have become quite competitive as several local producers have managed to produce non-mercurial dry cells (dry cells without mercury as the partition for negative and positive poles).
Table - 1 Indonesia's production of dry cells, 1995 - 1999
Instructions/Remarks: Material Is Required At Ratnagiri Depot Kindly Mention Make On Offer Manufacturing Date Of Dry Cells Should Be October 15 Or After.