end cell


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end cell

[′end ‚sel]
(electricity)
One of a group of cells in series with a storage battery, which can be switched in to maintain the output voltage of the battery when it is not being charged.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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