Daniell cell

noun
Dan·iell cell | \ˈdanyəl-\

Definition of Daniell cell 

: a primary cell with a constant electromotive force of about 1.1 volts having as its electrodes copper in a copper sulfate solution and zinc in dilute sulfuric acid or zinc sulfate, the two solutions being separated by a porous partition

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History and Etymology for Daniell cell

after John F. Daniell †1845 English chemist and physicist, its inventor

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