Clark cell

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variants: or

Clark standard cell

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Definition of Clark cell

  1. :  a voltaic cell in early use as a standard of electromotive force having zinc amalgam and mercury as electrodes and zinc sulfate as electrolyte with an electromotive force at 15° C of 1.4328 volts

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Origin and Etymology of clark cell

after Josiah L. Clark †1898 English engineer


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