lithium-ion battery

noun

Definition of lithium-ion battery

:a rechargeable battery that uses lithium ions as the primary component of its electrolyte
Note: Lithium-ion batteries are common in portable electronic devices such as cell phones and laptop computers.

First Known Use of lithium-ion battery

1990


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