Leclanché cell

noun
Le·​clan·​ché cell | \ lə¦kläⁿ¦shā- \

Definition of Leclanché cell

: a zinc-carbon primary cell whose exciting liquid is a solution of sal ammoniac

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History and Etymology for Leclanché cell

after Georges Leclanché †1882 French chemist

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“Leclanché cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Leclanch%C3%A9%20cell. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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