edison battery

noun
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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from Edison, a trademark

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