Leclanch-cell meaning

A battery (invented and patented in 1866) with an ammonium chloride electrolyte, a carbon cathode, a manganese dioxide depolarizer, and a zinc anode; a self-contained earth battery later adapted to the manufacture of dry cells.
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Origin of leclanch-cell

  • After French electrical engineer Georges Leclanché (1839–1882).
    From Wiktionary