secondary cell


Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The list on Friday included a range of battery technologies, but only placed tariffs on primary battery cells rather than the rechargeable batteries (also known as secondary cells) used in most consumer electronics. Russell Brandom, The Verge, 20 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of secondary cell was in 1885

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“Secondary cell.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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