Clark cell


variants or Clark standard cell
: 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

Word History


after Josiah L. Clark †1898 English engineer

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“Clark cell.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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