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MERCURY CELL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mercury cell mean? 

MERCURY CELL (noun)
  The noun MERCURY CELL has 1 sense:

1. a primary cell consisting of a zinc anode and a cathode of mercury oxide and an electrolyte of potassium hydroxide

  Familiarity information: MERCURY CELL used as a noun is very rare.


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MERCURY CELL (noun)


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Meaning:

A primary cell consisting of a zinc anode and a cathode of mercury oxide and an electrolyte of potassium hydroxide

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("mercury cell" is a kind of...):

galvanic cell; primary cell; voltaic cell (an electric cell that generates an electromotive force by an irreversible conversion of chemical to electrical energy; cannot be recharged)


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