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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.
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ASE Americas, manufacturer and marketer of high performing solar electric cells and modules, today announced a major expansion of its facility in Billerica, Massachusetts.
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In Toyota's HEV-type cars, six nickel-hydrogen electric cells are connected in a series to form a battery module; each of its cars feature 40 modules, or 240 cells.
Considered to be the most suitable power source for electric automobiles, a nickel hydrogen battery consists of at least 200 large sized electric cells per automobile.
NYSE:CY), today announced that its industry-leading, high-performance silicon solar electric cells have been selected by two universities participating in the second Solar Decathlon to be held in Washington, D.
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