Definition of Primary cell

1. Noun. An electric cell that generates an electromotive force by an irreversible conversion of chemical to electrical energy; cannot be recharged.

Exact synonyms: Galvanic Cell, Voltaic Cell
Terms within: Anode, Cathode
Generic synonyms: Cell, Electric Cell
Specialized synonyms: Leclanche Cell, Mercury Cell, Standard Cell, Wet Cell
Group relationships: Galvanic Battery, Voltaic Battery
Antonyms: Electrolytic Cell



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Literary usage of Primary cell

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1. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"primary cell cultures initiated with tissues from infected humans or animals are recognized hazards. Thus macaques, and possibly other Old World monkeys, ..."

2. The Manufacture of Pulp and Paper: A Textbook of Modern Pulp and Paper Mill by J. Newell Stephenson (1921)
"A primary cell is one that generates its own current of electricity; ... The positive plate of any primary cell is almost invariably zine, ..."

3. The Manufacture of Pulp and Paper: A Textbook of Modern Pulp and Paper Mill by J. Newell Stephenson (1921)
"A primary cell is one that generates its own current of electricity; ... The positive plate of any primary cell is almost invariably zinc, ..."

4. A New Era in Chemistry: Some of the More Important Developments in General by Harry Clary Jones (1913)
"... first important work •as the application of these generalizations to the problem of the primary cell. The primary cell. — The primary cell had been ..."

5. A New Era in Chemistry: Some of the More Important Developments in General by Harry Clary Jones (1913)
"... first important work was the application of these generalizations to the problem of the primary cell. The primary cell. — The primary cell had been ..."

6. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1870)
"If we have thickening occurring at certain parts of the cell-wall, resembling a porous or pitted cell, and if the primary cell-wall, which is not covered by ..."

7. A Manual of Pathological Anatomy by Karl Rokitansky (1854)
"Endogenous nuclei and cells [brood-nuclei and cells; filial cells; intra-utricular cell-formation] form within a primary cell, and distend it into a ..."

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