Lalande cell

Lalande cell

[lə′länd ‚sel]
(electricity)
A type of wet cell that uses a zinc anode and cupric oxide cathode cast as flat plates or hollow cylinders, and an electrolyte of sodium hydroxide in aqueous solution (caustic soda).
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