Definition of Nickel-iron battery

1. Noun. A storage battery having a nickel oxide cathode and an iron anode with an electrolyte of potassium hydroxide; each cell gives about 1.2 volts.

Exact synonyms: Nickel-iron Accumulator
Generic synonyms: Accumulator, Storage Battery

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nickel-iron Battery

nickar nut
nickar tree
nicked circle
nickel-base alloy
nickel-cadmium accumulator
nickel-iron-selenium hydrogenase
nickel-iron accumulator
nickel-iron battery (current term)
nickel-iron hydrogenase
nickel alloy
nickel and dime
nickel bag
nickel bronze
nickel dermatitis
nickel note
nickel nurser
nickel rich
nickel silver
nickel steel
nickel titanium

Literary usage of Nickel-iron battery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Electric Ignition for Combustion Motors by Forrest Robert Jones (1912)
"Taking a nickel-iron battery out of Commission. — It is not necessary to charge the battery when it is left idle. " A battery can be put out of commission ..."

2. Opportunity 2000: Creative Affirmative Action Strategies for a Changing (1988)
"Some analysts consider the nickel/iron battery very promising for the next generation of electric vehicles because it has demonstrated long lifecycle and ..."

3. Electric Vehicles: Likely Consequences of U. S. and Other National Programs by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... range of EVS than •We did the same for the nickel-based batteries by including the costs of only 2/3 of either a nickel cadmium or nickel iron battery. ..."

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