- a cell in which the electrolyte exists in the form of a paste, is absorbed in a porous medium, or is otherwise restrained from flowing.
Origin of dry cell
Examples from the Web for dry cell
Contemporary Examples of dry cell
Even at local stationary stores and small electric stores, I could not find any dry-cell batteries.Shocking Videos and Photos From the 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
The Daily Beast
March 11, 2011
Historical Examples of dry cell
There are several kinds of batteries, as liquid, dry-cell and storage.Mechanical Devices in the Home
Edith Louise Allen
His father told us that he always had dry-cell and other batteries around the house.Analyzing Character
Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
Fill the dry-cell vessel with this solution and allow it to remain until the blotting paper is completely saturated.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2
- a primary cell in which the electrolyte is in the form of a paste or is treated in some way to prevent it from spillingCompare wet cell
- A galvanic electric cell, such as a flashlight battery, in which the chemicals in the electrolyte are made into a paste so that they cannot easily spill from their container. Compare wet cell.