Dry Cell

  • (noun): A small Leclanche cell containing no free liquid; the electrolyte is a paste and the negative zinc pole forms the container of the cell; used in flashlights, portable radios, etc..

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History Of The Battery - Late 1800s: Rechargeable Batteries and Dry Cells - Zinc-carbon Cell, The First Dry Cell
... Many experimenters tried to immobilize the electrolyte of an electrochemical cell to make it more convenient to use ... The Zamboni pile of 1812 was a high-voltage dry battery but capable of delivering only minute currents. 37,758) on a variant of the Leclanché cell, which came to be known as the dry cell because it did not have a free liquid electrolyte ...
Dry Cell (band) - History - After Warner Brothers
... Dry Cell back by popular demand! Contacted by legendary A R producer to reunite in late 2007 the band is currently working together on four new demos for ... Dry Cell will be starting to write music for their next record on July 13 ... Sometime afterwards, Dry Cell updated their MySpace page stating they were halfway finished with recording a brand new album according, to Danny Hartwell in this message, "About ...
National Carbon Company
... In 1894 the company began marketing Leclanché wet cells ... Jewett became interested in dry cells and, in his free time, conducted experiments in the laboratory ... He developed a paper-lined, 1.5 volt cylindrical dry cell which he showed to Lawrence, who gave Jewett and Little a green light to begin manufacturing commercial dry cells ...

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