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Weston cell

a brand of cadmium cell.
Also called Weston standard cell. Unabridged
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Weston standard cell

a primary cell used as a standard of emf, producing 1.018636 volts: consists of a mercury anode and a cadmium amalgam cathode in an electrolyte of saturated cadmium sulphate Former name cadmium cell
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C20: from a trademark
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