edison battery

ed·​i·​son battery | \ ˈedəsən- \
variants: or edison storage battery

Definition of edison battery

: a storage battery employing a solution of caustic potash as the electrolyte, nickel hydroxide and iron as the active agents of the plates, and nickel-plated steel as the framework and container

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History and Etymology for edison battery

from Edison, a trademark

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“Edison battery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edison%20battery. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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