Daniell-cell definition

An early battery consisting of a copper pot filled with a copper sulphate solution, in which was immersed an unglazed earthenware container filled with sulphuric acid and a zinc electrode.
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Noun

Singular:
daniell-cell
Plural:
daniell-cells

Origin of daniell-cell

  • It was invented in 1836 by John Frederic Daniell, a British chemist and meteorologist.

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