Definition of Secondary cell
1. Noun. A cell that can be recharged.
Generic synonyms: Cell, Electric Cell
Group relationships: Accumulator, Storage Battery
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Literary usage of Secondary cell
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1. Microscopical Researches Into the Accordance in the Structure and Growth of by Theodor Schwann (1847)
"... thicker at the expense of the cavity, so that eventually the latter completely disappears, and the entire secondary cell is converted into a solid cord. ..."
2. Telegraphy: A Detailed Exposition of the Telegraph System of the British by Thomas Ernest Herbert (1906)
"A SECONDARY cell or accumulator is a reversible primary cell in which chemical ... Every primary cell will, to some extent, behave as a secondary cell. ..."
3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith (1897)
"When the current is continued, the materials revert to their original state, and during this process the secondary cell is precisely the same as the primary ..."
4. An Introductory Course of Continuous Current Engineering by Alfred Hay (1907)
"Capacity of a secondary cell—$ 141. Defects of secondary cells. ... By a secondary cell, storage cell, or accumulator, is meant an appliance which enables ..."
5. The English Mechanic and World of Science (1887)
"In I860 the latter made his first secondary cell by rolling up two long lead plates with a thick cloth between them, and then immersing them in a jar ..."
6. Chemical Technology, Or, Chemistry in Its Applications to Arts and Manufactures by Charles Edward Groves, William Thorp, Friedrich Ludwig Knapp, Thomas Richardson, Edmund Ronalds, Henry Watts, William Joseph Dibdin (1903)
"The Crompton-Howell secondary cell illustrates another mechanical method of ... A secondary cell of higher EMF, about 2.5 volts, may be obtained by the use ..."
7. Naval Electricians' Text Book by William Hannum Grubb Bullard, John Thomas Tompkins, Amon Bronson (1915)
"There is no essential difference in principle between a secondary cell and a primary cell. A primary cell which is free from local action and which in ..."
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