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storage cell

noun, Electricity.
a cell whose energy can be renewed by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to that of the flow of current generated by the cell.
Origin of storage cell
First recorded in 1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • This fact of itself tends to keep down the size of the storage cell which is most popular.

    Twentieth Century Inventions George Sutherland
  • Fig. 85 shows another form of storage cell containing a number of plates.

    Things a Boy Should Know About Electricity

    Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
  • A 4-volt storage cell of 20 amperes capacity is quite sufficient to work the apparatus for several days.

    Life Movements in Plants Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
  • Suppose I hadn't been working with a storage cell that gave only four amperes at two volts?

    The Skylark of Space

    Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
  • The circuit through the transmitter also includes a voltaic or storage cell and the primary coil of an induction coil.

    Physics Willis Eugene Tower
  • A screw stirrer is provided, and the whole apparatus is immersed in kerosene in the glass box of a storage cell.

    On Laboratory Arts Richard Threlfall
  • In Fig. 416 is illustrated a storage cell employing a glass container and having fifteen plates.

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