Voltaic-pile meaning

A source of electricity consisting of a number of alternating disks of two different metals separated by absorbent material moistened with an electrolyte, forming primary cells connected in series.
noun
0
0
An early type of primary cell used to generate direct current: it consisted of a stack of paired disks of dissimilar metals separated by acid-saturated cloth or paper.
noun
0
0
A source of electricity consisting of a number of disks that alternate between two different metals and are separated by acid-moistened pads, forming a set of galvanic cells connected in series.
0
0
Advertisement