from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Two dissimilar conductors in contact or in the same electrolytic solution, resulting in a difference of potential between them. Also called galvanic couple.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The pair of plates (made of different metals or other conductive materials), and separated by an electrolyte, which form a voltaic cell (in a battery, for example).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a single pair of the connected plates of a battery.
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