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electric cell

[i¦lek·trik ′sel]
(electricity)
A single unit of a primary or secondary battery that converts chemical energy into electric energy.
A single unit of a device that converts radiant energy into electric energy, such as a nuclear, solar, or photovoltaic cell.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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