electrochemical cell


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electrochemical cell

[i‚lek·trō′kem·ə·kəl ′sel]
(physical chemistry)
A combination of two electrodes arranged so that an overall oxidation-reduction reaction produces an electromotive force; includes dry cells, wet cells, standard cells, fuel cells, solid-electrolyte cells, and reserve cells.
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One interesting and surprising property of electrochemical cells was discovered by accident.
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