ion-exchange electrolyte cell

ion-exchange electrolyte cell

[′ī‚än iks‚chānj i′lek·trə‚līt ‚sel]
(electricity)
Fuel cell which operates on hydrogen and oxygen in the air, similar to the standard hydrogen-oxygen fuel cell with the exception that the liquid electrolyte is replaced by an ion-exchange membrane; operation is at atmospheric pressure and room temperature.