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dry battery

an electric battery consisting of two or more dry cells
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dry battery

[¦drī ′bad·ə·rē]
(electricity)
A battery made up of a series, parallel, or series-parallel arrangement of dry cells in a single housing to provide desired voltage and current values.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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