Hooker cell

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Definition of Hooker cell

: a cell that has graphite anodes and wire-screen cathodes covered with asbestos diaphragms and that is used for making sodium hydroxide and chlorine by electrolysis of sodium chloride

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History and Etymology for Hooker cell

after Albert H. Hooker †1936 American electrochemist

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“Hooker cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hooker%20cell. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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