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depolarizer

[ dee-poh-luh-rahy-zer ]

noun

  1. a substance added to the electrolyte of an electric cell or battery to remove gas collected at the electrodes.


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Black oxide of copper is another solid depolarizer, employed in the Lalande cell.

This acts as a depolarizer, that is, it combines with the hydrogen to form water.

This acid is used as the "depolarizer" in the "Grove" and in the "Bunsen" cell.

Either bichromate of potash or bichromate of soda can be used as a depolarizer.

In other forms the carbon electrode has moulded with it the manganese depolarizer.

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