Daniell cell

/ (ˈdænjəl) /

noun

physics a type of cell having a zinc anode in dilute sulphuric acid separated by a porous barrier from a copper cathode in copper sulphate solution. It has an emf of 1.1 volts

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Word Origin for Daniell cell

C19: named after John Daniell (1790–1845), English scientist
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