Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Battery

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1135

\ba-t(ә-)-rē\ n [MF batterie, fr. OF, fr. battre to beat, fr. L battuere] (1531) (1) A set of galvanic cells connected in series; (2) In common usage, a single commercial galvanic cell. (Whitten KW, Davis RE, Davis E, Peck LM, Stanley GG (1994) General chemistry, Brookes/Cole, New York; Merriam-Webster’s collegiate dictionary, 11th edn (2004). Merriam-Webster, Inc., Springfield, Massachusetts).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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