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cadmium cell

[′kad·mē·əm ‚sel]
(electricity)
A standard cell used as a voltage reference; at 20°C its voltage is 1.0186 volts.
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The NIST voltage calibration laboratory maintains a primary group of ten Weston cells, housed in two separate enclosures with a temperature stability of 10 [mu]K.