acid cell


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acid cell

[′as·əd ‚sel]
(histology)
A parietal cell of the stomach.
(physical chemistry)
An electrolytic cell whose electrolyte is an acid.
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The phosphoric acid cell has been the first to be commercialized for several reasons.
Additionally, by replacing most of the lead with a much lighter material, F&S said Firefly has "drastically lowered the specific weight of the battery, which can help by either increasing output from the same weight or in creating a smaller package but with normal power output." F&S also notes that Firefly's battery runs cooler than normal lead acid cells, giving it longer life and "a significant stealth advantage in military applications...."
PEM fuel cells operate at around 80 C, phosphoric acid cells at 200 C, molten carbonate at 600 C, and solid oxide at 1000 C.